May 15

RBA In commemoration of Formal legal counsels killed in the 1994 Genocide

As Rwanda commemorate the victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi for the 23nd time, the Rwanda Bar Association joined the entire Rwanda society that is currently a one hundred days period from 07th April 2016 to commemorate more than one million victims of the Genocide against Tutsi.
On 12th May 2017, the Rwanda Bar Association paid tribute to all those victims in general and including around 15 former legal counsels victims of the genocide against the Tutsi. This time the commemoration took place at NYARUBUYE memorial site located in Kirehe District.
At the Nyarubuye memorial site, the delegation was explained about the atrocities and political conspiracy committed against over fifty eight thousand victims buried in the memorial.
In his remarks, the President of the Rwanda Bar Association said that Advocates as the legal practitioners and human rights defenders, must fight against genocide Ideology or any kind of injustice which can bring the country back to the genocide.

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