Rwanda: Demystifying Justice and Facing the Biggest Judicial Challenge in Legal History

Rwanda: Demystifying Justice and Facing the Biggest Judicial Challenge in Legal History

Tharcisse Karugarama

5.20.2012

Tharcisse Karugarama has served as the Rwandan Minister of Justice since 2006 and oversaw the Gacaca court process that released and reconciled genocide perpetrators into Rwandan society and administered the laws against ethnic division and genocide denial. At the Clinton School, Karugarama discusses his role in the Gacaca court in a lecture titled, “Rwanda: Demystifying Justice and Facing the Biggest Judicial Challenge in Legal History.”