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Zehr Reaches Millions in Japan

While traveling to his next appointment on the Tokyo subway system, Howard Zehr (right) is interviewed by Yasukazu Akada, a reporter for A ...More

Campus Responds to Death of Peace Worker Tom Fox

News of the death of Tom Fox, 54, a Christian Peacemaking Team worker held hostage in Iraq, has been an especially difficult blow for those who knew him at Eastern Mennonite University. U.S. forces in Iraq recovered the body of kidnapped Christian Peacemaker Teams activist Tom Fox, CPT confirmed on Mar. 10. ...More

Zehr Cited for Restorative Justice Work

Howard Zehr displays the award received from the Restorative Justice Association of Virginia. Photo by Jim Bishop A coalition of organizations working in ...More

Restorative justice not a political football

There are many areas of life in Northern Ireland where real political and perhaps irreconcilable differences exist, where emotions run high and political fights are inevitable. Restorative justice is not one such issue and should not be allowed to become one. The concept of restorative justice as an approach to handling crime was first introduced into ...More

How to make justice work

RESTORATIVE justice entails the need for victims and perpetrators to understand each other in order for them to be accepted in society, an expert says. Professor Howard Zehr said people needed to make the legal system work if they were to live a peaceful life. The co-director of the Conflict Transformation Programm at the Eastern Mennonite University in United States was speakin ...More

Iraqi Group Extends ‘Thanks’ to EMU

A group from the Summer Peacebuilding Institute that includes several Iraqi citizens plants a Southern magnolia in front of the Hillside Suites residen ...More

Restorative Justice Workshop Looks at Faces in Prison

Allyson Holtz and Howard Zehr discuss one of Holtz’s mixed media portraits of inmates on exhibit during the Summer Peace ...More

Peacebuilding Institute Begins Ninth Year

Philip Okeyo, a bishop in and secretary of the Kenya Mennonite Church, introduces hi ...More

EMU’s Zehr Cited for Restorative Justice Work

Howard Zehr has been awarded the 2003 International Prize for Restorative Justice by the PFI Centre for Justice and Reconciliation. The cash prize was presented in recognition of his &# ...More