A man who saved hundreds of Rwandan’s during the country’s 1994 genocide and later fled into exile has been arrested by authorities in Kigali as part of an “international operation”.
The daughter of a pastor in Rwanda has been charged with treason and espionage after being detained for more than a month. Jackie Umuhoza’s family insist the charges are fabricated and despite having been held since late November and charged
Rwanda’s economic success since emerging from the horrors of ethnic genocide in 1994 has been staggering. President Paul Kagame has steered the country out of crisis and guided it into a new age of stability and economic promise. In 1994,
Rwanda has charged 25 men linked to rebel group, the Rwanda National Congress (RNC), with treason and other crimes.
The murder of Rwandan political figure Sylidio Dusabumuremyi has prompted fears among opposition groups in for their safety.
Rwandan opposition leader and government critic Diane Rwigara has been acquitted of insurrection and forgery charges by a court in Kigali.
Prosecutors in Rwanda requested a 22-year prison sentence for Diane Rwigara, at the opening of her trial in the capital Kigali on Wednesday.
Former presidential candidate and Paul Kagame critic Diane Rwigara faces trial today after months of delays.
Rwanda President Paul Kagame has approved the release of more than 2,000 political prisoners, including opposition leader Victoire Ingabire who was jailed in 2012 for conspiring against the government.
Mosques in the Rwandan capital of Kigali have been banned from using loudspeakers during calls to prayer.