Tag Archives: Political prisoners

17 September 18

Rwanda frees Victoire Ingabire, more than 2,000 other political prisoners

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.

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23 April 18

Canadian man arrested in Ethiopia for 11 years returns home

A Canadian citizen who spent more than 11 years imprisoned in Ethiopia has returned to his home in Toronto.

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11 April 18

Sudan: President orders release of all political prisoners

Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir has ordered the release of all political prisoners in the country, according to state media.

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06 February 18

Ethiopia jails opposition leader to six months in jail

A court in Ethiopia has sentenced an opposition leader to six months in jail for contempt of court.

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