Saturday, 2 June 2012

Rwanda : ‘Rwanda’s justice system is model for EAC’- Justice Odoki says

Rwanda’s justice system
The Ugandan Chief Justice, Benjamin Odoki has said Rwanda’s justice system is a model for the East Africa Community because of its focus on finding local solutions to solve local judicial problems such as the genocide cases.
Odoki who is among the Chief Justices of the East African Community and other judicial figures attending a three-day conference organized by the East African Judges and Magistrates Association in Kigali, said that the Rwandan example is representative of what justice should be about.
Odoki and other heads of Judiciaries held aimed at strengthening East African courts of law to deal with regional problems. They also met with President Paul Kagame, this May 25, 2012.
Odoki said that Rwandan justice system looks at what serves Rwandan people better and that’s what justice systems all over the world should do. “Justice is not about what other people do, but what serves your people better,” he said.
During his meeting the judicial officials, President Kagame emphasized the importance of solid national justice systems as a pillar of political, economic and social development, and called for stronger regional and continental judicial mechanisms to solve difficult challenges faced in Africa.


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