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Abakozi b'Indashyikirwa

19.07.2017 17:12 Age: 27 days

Minister of Justice/Attorney General joined Huye Prison population to celebrate Nelson Mandela Day

On this Tuesday 18 July 2017, Minister of Justice and Attorney Busingye Johnston joined Huye Prison inmates to celebrate Nelson Mandela International Day. UN General Assembly established Nelson Mandela International Day on 18 July 2009 to commemorate the lifetime of service Nelson Mandela gave to South Africa and the world. It is established to call upon countries to keep on respecting human rights especially for inmates.

It is for the first time that Mandela International Day is celebrated in Rwanda and it was under the theme « Ensuring inmates’rights is the basis for proper correction ».

Click here to read the full speech by the Minister of Justice and Attorney General during the celebration of Mandela International Day.

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