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Rwanda: Paul Rusesabagina quits trial, says expects no justice

29 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Hotel Rwanda film 'hero' says will not appear before court, contends terror-related charges against him are fabricated.
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He was praised after the movie 'Hotel Rwanda,' now he faces terrorism charges

1 month ago   |   NBC News

Paul Rusesabagina used top-shelf liquor and Cuban cigars to distract extremists from murdering Rwandans posing as his guests.
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The Good Samaritan on Trial for Terrorism

1 month ago   |   NY Times

Long hailed for his bravery during the 1994 Rwandan genocide, Paul Rusesabagina is now charged with being an insurgent leader. Did Rwanda change, or did he?
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Rwandan court rules it can try Hotel Rwanda hero

1 month ago   |   Al Jazeera   |   2 articles

Judge rules Paul Rusesabagina, a Belgian citizen, can face trial on 'terrorism' charges in Rwanda court.
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Seif Bamporiki, Rwanda Opposition Figure, Killed in South Africa

1 month ago   |   NY Times

South African authorities said that for now they were treating the case as a robbery, but the political allies of the man who was shot, Seif Bamporiki, had their suspicions of...
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Why some NFL players might not change numbers for 2021 season despite new...

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Shots fired at 28-year-old man arrested near 606 Trail after being suspected...

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