Resources: Restorative Justice Internationally

Watch Face to Face, a full length movie depicting a restorative conference between an employee and his ex-boss.

Canada convened a truth and reconciliation committee in response to the forced residential schooling of indigenous young people. Read the full report here.
Additionally, watch this documentary about the Hollow Water Ojibwe community and how they use restorative justice to address domestic violence and familial assault.

Hong Kong
Restorative justice is being used for young people in Hong Kong.

Restorative practices and their historical and contemporary use among minority groups in Israel.

Jamaica currently utilizes restorative justice in several communities and is looking to expand the programs countrywide.

New Zealand
New Zealand was the first country to use Family Group Conferencing, which has been a succesful program there since 1989.

After the genocide, Rwanda utilized a truth and reconciliation committee to address the atrocities that were committed and build healthier relationships between ethnic groups in the country.

South Africa
South Africa created a historic Truth and Reconciliation Committee, that, despite challenges, has helped the country move forward from Apartheid.

Thailand is using restorative justice within their criminal justice system.

Many other countries around the world have also used restorative frameworks for various programs and circumstances, especially to address large-scale historical atrocities. Some have followed the South African example and set up Truth and Reconciliation committees to come to terms with country-wide violence and harm and offer closure and sometimes compensation to victims, for example Chile and El Salvador.