October 30, 2012
by Sarah Posner
A Rwandan court on Tuesday convicted opposition leader Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza of treason and genocide denial, sentencing her to eight years in prison. Ingabire was acquitted on charges of terrorism and promoting ethnic division and a genocide ideology, while the judges found her guilty of ...[read more]
April 18, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
The Rwandan high court ruled Wednesday that the case against opposition leader Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza will continue despite her announcement this week that she refuses to attend further proceedings. The court's ruling paves the way for the prosecution to begin its case on Monday in Ingabire's ...[read more]
May 28, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On May 28, 2010, Rwandan police arrested American lawyer and JURIST Forum contributor Peter Erlinder in Kigali on charges that he denied the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Erlinder, a defense lawyer at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and president of the ICTR's Association of Defense ...[read more]
November 12, 2010
by John Paul Putney
The Rwandan high court ruled Friday that opposition leader Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza will remain jailed for the duration of her trial on charges of forming a terrorist organization. Judge Johnstone Busingyi indicated that his decision was based on Ingabire's threat to state security. The ruling ...[read more]
October 14, 2010
by Drew Singer
Rwandan police on Thursday arrested opposition leader Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza, accusing her of being involved in the formation of a terrorist organization. Ingabire was implicated, authorities say, during investigations into the activities of a man who was a former commander of a Hutu militia ...[read more]
April 22, 2010
by Matt Glenn
Rwandan authorities arrested opposition presidential candidate Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza Wednesday, accusing her of denying the 1994 Rwandan genocide and collaborating with terrorists. Authorities cited Ingabire's call for the prosecution of those who killed Hutus during the genocide, in which ...[read more]
March 26, 2010
by Patrice Collins
A Rwandan opposition politician pleaded guilty Thursday to charges connected to the 1994 genocide and was sentenced to 17 years in prison. Joseph Ntawangundi, an aid to Hutu opposition leader Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza, was convicted in absentia in 2007, and originally sentenced to 19 years in ...[read more]

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