Friday, July 9, 2010

Kagame arrests another journalist, UK defunds its Media Council

07.09.2010 - Two weeks after the murder of Rwandan journalist Jean Leonard Rugambage, following his criticism of Rwandan President Paul Kagame, Rwandan Police arrested Agnes Uwimana, the director of a privately owned newspaper.

Uwimana, prior to her arrest this week, served a one-year jail sentence for defamation and promoting division, a crime equivalent to "politics" in Rwanda, attempting to challenge President Kagame's power or version of the tragic 1994 Rwanda Genocide.

Read more at Digital Journal, http://www.digitaljournal.com/user/515407/news.

No comments: