Britain arrests Kagame’s spy chief on genocide charges: Lawyer Special

BY JUDI REVER   Rwanda’s intelligence chief — indicted by Spain on genocide charges in 2008 — has been arrested in Britain, a Spanish lawyer representing victims in a case of universal jurisdiction said Monday. Emmanuel Karenzi Karake entered the UK more than a week ago and is now under arrest in London, Jordi Palou-Loverdos told Digital Journal.   Palou-Loverdos said confirmation of the arrest came from the Spanish court and Judge Fernando Andreu Merelles early Monday.   “I have received this morning the confirmation from the Spanish court and Judge…

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U.S. diplomat arrested with pro-democracy activists in Congo

Security forces in Democratic Republic of Congo arrested a U.S. diplomat along with pro-democracy activists, journalists and musicians on Sunday following a news conference in the capital Kinshasa, a government spokesman and witnesses said. The event was held by activists from Congo, Senegal and Burkina Faso at a cultural center and was attended by around 20 journalists and observers. Around a dozen soldiers, both in uniform and civilian clothes, entered the hall as the news conference finished and began making arrests, a Reuters witness said, adding that some attendees were assaulted during the…

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FDLR condemns the arrest of singer and pianist Kizito Muhigo, his colleagues and other innocent Rwandans

To condemn the arrest of singer and pianist Kizito Muhigo, his colleagues and other innocent Rwandans being arrested on daily basis   The Democratic Front for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) is deeply concern by the Rwandan government led by Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) totalitarian behaviours, stripping it’s people of their basic rights, using terrorism tactics and arbitration for anyone who dares exercising his/her right of expression.   1. In effort to silence those who refuse to adhere to its sectarian and undemocratic agenda, The Rwandan government recently arrested an…

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