Thursday, July 8, 2010

Rwanda: FDU blames police torture after Muhirwa faints in court

FDU-Inkingi Party Treasurer Alice Muhirwa on the ground outside a Kigali courtroom, where she fainted during a ten hour proceeding.

FDU-Inkingi Party leader and presidential candidate Victoire Ingabire reported that the FDU's Treasurer, Alice Muhirwa, mother of two, fainted in a Rwandan courtroom yesterday due to untreated torture wounds inflicted by the Rwandan Police.

Ms. Muhirwa and other FDU-Inkingi Party members, and members of Rwanda's P.S.-Imberakuri Party, are charged with endangering the state by protesting and with genocide ideology, a vague crime unique to Rwanda which means, essentially, disagreeing with the official history of the Rwanda Genocide and incumbent Rwandan President Paul Kagame.

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