Concern for Relatives of Rwanda's Torture Victims
Human Rights Watch has found that government officials threatened and coerced victims' family members to present false information about what happened to their loved ones. Those who refused to fabricate stories were detained. This comes after an HRW report confirmed 104 cases of people who were illegally detained, and in many cases tortured or ill-treated, in military detention centers.
HRW, 1 November 2017
A report published on October 13, 2017 by Rwanda's National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) attempting to discredit Human Rights Watch documentation of… Read more »
Men help to shave their colleagues. Accoring to Human Rights Watch, Gikondo Transit Center must be called a prison, there is unlawful Detention and Ill-Treatment in Rwanda’s Gikondo Transit Center (file photo).
New Times, 30 October 2017
Friday night and by sheer accident I watched the Unity Club gathering on Rwandan Television. I had heard President Kagame speak many times in the past but in President Kagame's… Read more »
New Times, 24 October 2017
It seems Human Rights Watch (HRW) and its Executive Director for life, Ken Roth, can never be at ease unless they have some nasty thing to say about Rwanda and its leadership. If… Read more »
The UN team's visit to Rwanda was to investigate alleged torture and rights abuses. The investigation was suspended, citing a "series of obstructions imposed by authorities" and ... Read more »
The Minister of Justice, Johnston Busingye, says Human Rights Watch has over the years been running a campaign to discredit the government. This follows a report by the rights ... Read more »
Human Rights Watch has confirmed 104 cases of people who were illegally detained, and in many cases tortured or ill-treated, in military detention centers between 2010 and 2016; ... Read more »