Desmond Tutu Quote

There are different kinds of justice. Retributive justice is largely Western. The African understanding is far more restorative - not so much to punish as to redress or restore a balance that has been knocked askew.


As quoted in "Recovering from Apartheid" at The New Yorker (18 November 1996)

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There are different kinds of justice. Retributive justice is largely Western. The African understanding is far more restorative - not so much to...

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There are different kinds of justice. Retributive justice is largely Western. The African understanding is far more restorative - not so much to...

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There are different kinds of justice. Retributive justice is largely Western. The African understanding is far more restorative - not so much to...

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There are different kinds of justice. Retributive justice is largely Western. The African understanding is far more restorative - not so much to...