Rwandan Court Upholds Ban on Insulting President

Media practitioners have welcomed the decision by the Supreme Court to jail those that humiliate public authorities like the president and those who defame religious rituals in the public.

Richard Mugisha (right) consults with his lawyers Moise Nkundabarashi and Florida Kabasinga (left) at the Supreme Court where the landmark ruling in the case filed by Mugisha, challenging some of the provisions in the law that went into force in August, 2018.

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