Dr Aimé Muyoboke Karimunda holds a PhD in International Criminal Law. He was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court of Rwanda on 14 May 2015. He is also guest Senior Lecturer in the School of Law of the University of Rwanda and visiting lecturer for the Institute of Legal Practice and Development (ILPD).
He previously was Advisor to the Deputy Chief Justice and part time Senior Lecturer at the University of Rwanda. He has also served as Dean of the Faculty of Law at Kigali Independent University, member of the Rwanda High Judicial Council and Advisor to the Minister of Health.
He has extensively published in the field of domestic criminal law, international criminal law and human rights law. His latest publications include The Death Penalty in Africa: The Path Towards Abolition, London, Ashgate, 2014 and “The Domestic Prosecution of International Crimes: The case of Rwanda” (with Sam Rugege), a chapter contributed in Gerhard Werle and Others (eds), Africa and the International Criminal Court, The Hague: TMC Asser Press, 2014.