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.



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).

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