Rwandan Journalist Jailed for 'Controversial' Column


A journalist has been sentenced to one year in jail for reportedly inciting division and gender discrimination in an opinion column he published about Tutsi women.
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Rwandan media (file photo).

  • Rwanda:  Rwandan Journalist Sentenced to One Year in Jail

    Committee to Protect Journalists, 15 November 2012

    An appellate court in Rwanda should overturn the prison sentence handed to the editor of a private weekly on Wednesday, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. CPJ also ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  Rwandan Editor Jailed for Column on Tutsi Women

    International Freedom of Expression Exchange Clearing House, 15 November 2012

    An appellate court in Rwanda should overturn the prison sentence handed to the editor of a private weekly on Wednesday, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. CPJ also ... read more »