Rwanda

It is quite evident that for someone already detained in solitary confinement, these measures amount to mental torture in violation of the International Convention Against Torture, to which Rwanda is a contracting party.

FM

A government minister accused the chairman of the independent Rwanda Media Commission of working for foreign forces. And then the government embarked on moves to weaken the commission. When the RMC head was tipped off about plans to kill him, he fled the country in May.

CCTV

President Paul Kagame threw a mighty tantrum following the arrest in the UK of his spy chief, Gen. Emmanuel Karenzi Karake. But the exiled opposition party Rwanda National Congress has welcomed the arrest, applauding the new efforts by some Western nations to demand accountability from the brutal tyranny in Kigali.

TG

If the 1994 genocide against Tutsis stands out as the most depraved and tragic chapter in Rwanda’s history, its corollary is certainly the three years that followed in which a slower, largely hidden campaign of abject cruelty was meted out against Hutus in Rwanda and the DRC. Rwanda's spy chief Emmanuel Karake, arrested on 20 June in the UK, was the mastermind of this unacknowledged genocide against Hutus.

Dr Odora-Obote’s arguments and the positions of the Government of Rwanda aim to ensure that the Rwandan people, who were victims of the genocide and continue to be victimized by the regime at home and outside, will never be afforded the right to know the truth.

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