Peter Erlinder was arrested last month as he was preparing a case for charges of Rwanda genocide-denial against opposition presidential candidate Victoire Ingabire. The court will decide Thursday afternoon.
06/17/2010 04:56 am
Grenade attacks Sunday injured seven people in Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi. "Not that it's not serious – but this is Bujumbura, where gunfire lulled people to sleep for the better part of 15 years," says blogger Jina Moore.
06/14/2010 06:30 pm
In the past couple of years, the US has become increasingly willing to call out President Paul Kagame for his authoritarian tendencies, albeit in mostly muted ways.
06/09/2010 12:46 pm
Human Rights Watch researcher Carina Tertsakian was denied a work visa in what critics charge is part of a new Rwanda crackdown by strongman President Paul Kagame.
04/25/2010 04:35 pm
After being charged Wednesday with denying the 1994 genocide, Rwandan opposition leader Victoire Ingabire was released on bail Thursday. The move is the latest sign of rising tensions ahead of August presidential elections
04/22/2010 01:01 pm
A set of Rwanda grenade blasts Thursday night, along with the exile of a Rwandan ambassador accused of a previous grenade attack last month, underscore political unrest and add a glint of danger to the September elections.
03/05/2010 10:49 am
On Tuesday, France arrested Rwandan President's widow, Agathe Habyarimana, wife of former Rwandan President Juvenal Habyarimana, whose 1994 murder sparked the Rwanda genocide. Her arrest signals a greater French willingness to tackle Hutu exiles accused of involvement in Rwanda's mass killings.
03/02/2010 04:34 pm
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President Nicolas Sarkozy admitted that France made 'serious errors' as the Rwanda genocide was planned and carried out. Thursday, Sarkozy became the first French leader to visit Rwanda since the 1994 genocide.
02/25/2010 05:01 pm
On Wednesday France arrested a Hutu doctor wanted at home on charges of involvement in the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. Analysts say it may demonstrate a French shift in how it handles Rwandan exiles facing war crimes charges.
01/21/2010 02:04 pm