By Basil Ugorji

ISBN-10: 1432788353

ISBN-13: 9781432788353

Resolving Ethno-Religious Conflicts via Mediation

The fight for cultural justice isn't a query which proves to be not easy simply in western nations the place the claims of the “polyethnic” teams according to immigration and the “multinational” teams input into clash with dominant majorities. a mirrored image on African heritage and the occasions that happen this present day show that not just is there a true fight for cultural justice in its numerous types, yet that, additionally, this fight frequently results in tribal violence and clashes, or perhaps massacres, ethnic and non secular wars, genocides. encouraged by way of ethno-religious conflicts which take place in a common, incessant and violent demeanour within the modern Nigerian society, Basil Ugorji, the writer of this publication, examines the relevance of yes measures, judicial and coercive, used to unravel ethno-religious conflicts in Africa. The thesis defended is that ethno-religious conflicts in Africa require a shift on the point of analysis for peaceable solution: first, from retributive justice to restorative justice, and moment, from coercive option to ethno-religious mediation. in accordance with the historic and political contexts (pre-colonialism, colonialism, post-independence), the writer examines ethno-religious conflicts in Nigeria, with a spotlight on ethnic, tribal and spiritual teams curious about conflicts, the origins, motives, effects, actors concerned, types and locations of incidence of ethno-religious conflicts. ultimately, he conceives, develops and creates a peace schooling program.

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