Rwandan Opposition Leader Ingabire Convicted of Treason


Victoire Ingabire, leader of the UDF-Inkingi party, has been convicted and sentenced on charges of treason and and genocide denial. Her lawyer says she will lodge an appeal.


  • Rwanda:  Opposition Leader Convicted of Treason

    Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 30 October 2012

    Rwandan opposition politician Victoire Ingabire has been sentenced to eight years in prison by the Rwandan High Court, according to local journalists in Kigali. read more »

Rwandan opposition politician Victoire Ingabire speaks with her lawyer.

  • Uganda:  Last Resort

    The Independent, 30 October 2012

    Rwandan Opposition political party Forces Démocratiques Unifiees (FDU) has petitioned some diplomatic missions in the country over allegations of political witch hunt and ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  Opposition Leader Found Guilty

    Human Rights Watch, 30 October 2012

    The guilty verdict on October 30, 2012, in the case of opposition party leader Victoire Ingabire is the culmination of a flawed trial that included politically motivated charges. ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  Ingabire Verdict Set for Today

    Rwanda Focus, 29 October 2012

    The High Court will today announce the verdict in the case against Victoire Umuhoza Ingabire, who is accused of genocide ideology and terrorist acts among other charges. read more »

  • Rwanda:  Ingabire Verdict Postponed

    The New Times, 20 October 2012

    The High Court yesterday postponed the verdict of Victoire Umuhoza Ingabire and her co-accused to October 30. read more »

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  • Rwanda:  Opposition Leader Goes Back on Trial

    Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 9 February 2012

    The trial against Rwandan opposition politician, Victoire Ingabire (UDF), will start again this month in Kigali, Rwanda's capital. While the international press seems to have ... read more »

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