Thursday, June 3, 2010

US calls on Rwanda to release American lawyer Peter Erlinder


William and Mitchell College of Law Professor Peter Erlinder remains in prison, in Kigali, Rwanda. 

State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley told reporters on Thursday that the United States is pressing for the release of William and Mitchell College of Law Professor Peter Erlinder, of St. Paul, Minnesota.
Rwandan authorities arrested Professor Erlinder on May 28, and accused him of genocide ideology, a crime unique to Rwanda, and of denying the Central African country's 1994 genocide.

Read at Digital Journal, http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/292915   

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