Paul Rusesabagina

  • Africa & World

    Hotel Rwanda ‘hero’ admits forming armed group behind attacks

    By AFP What you need to know: In recent years Rusesabagina co-founded the Rwandan Movement for Democratic Change (MRCD), an opposition party based abroad.While he has previously expressed support for the National Liberation Front (FLN), which has claimed responsibility for a series of attacks in Nyungwe, near the border with Burundi, his exact role has been unclear.Paul Rusesabagina, the polarising…

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    ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero Paul Rusesabagina charged in Kigali

    Paul Rusesabagina, the Hollywood movie Hotel Rwanda hero, appeared in a court in Kigali on Monday for a pretrial hearing. He was brought to the Kagarama Primary Court in a detention van at about 9am, wearing a mask, a checkered jacket, a cream shirt, and khaki trousers amid tight security. Mr Rusesabagina only spoke to his lawyers as journalists flanked him inside…

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    Tight security as ‘Hotel Rwanda hero’ appears in Rwandan court

    KIGALI (Reuters) – Paul Rusesabagina, portrayed as a hero in a Hollywood movie about Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, appeared in a Rwandan court amid tight security on Monday, where prosecutors are expected to formally charge him and hear his plea. The Rwanda Investigation Bureau had previously said he would face several charges including “terrorism, financing terrorism … arson, kidnap and murder”.…

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