Rwanda's Post-Election Political Crackdown

The government's crackdown on opposition politicians shows that it is unwilling to tolerate criticism or accept a role for opposition parties, and it sends a chilling message to those who would dare challenge the status quo,according to Ida Sawyer, for Human Rights Watch.

  • Rwanda:   Post-Election Political Crackdown

    HRW, 28 September 2017

    Rwandan authorities have arrested, forcibly disappeared, and threatened political opponents since the August 2017 presidential elections, Human Rights Watch said today. The… Read more »

Members of the late Assinapol Rwigara’s family when they were taken in for questioning by Rwanda police on September 4, 2017 at their residence in Kiyovu.


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