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Forced disappearance alert! Violette Uwamahoro

Global Campaign for Rwandans Human Rights has been informed about the disappearance of a British national in Rwanda.  Ms Violette Uwamahoro, a mother of two from Leeds, UK has gone missing in Rwanda on Tuesday 14 February 2017. Ms Uwamahoro who has a dual British and Rwandan citizenship was on a visit in Rwanda following the death of her father and was on her way to board a flight back to UK when she was kidnapped by unknown individuals in Kigali capital. Global Campaign for Rwandans Human Rights understands that the Rwanda Police has denied to have arrested her....

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Disappearance alert! Lionel Nishimwe’s Life May Be in Danger

The African Great Lakes Action Network along with Global Campaign for Rwandans' Human Rights is announcing the disappearance of Lionel Nishimwe, a 24-year-old Rwandan lawyer and former representative of Rwandan refugees in Zambia. We are extremely concerned that his life might be in danger. Lionel Nishimwe has been out of reach of all contact since February 9, 2017. Prior to his disappearance, he contacted both of our organizations, AGLAN and the Global Campaign, and reported that his life was in danger. At that time, he was attempting to hide from agents of the Rwandan intelligence services whom he claimed...

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Condemnation of the Rwandan regime for the violation of the inalienable right of some of its citizens to return home.

The Global campaign for human rights condemns in the strongest terms possible the alleged refusal of entry to three Rwandans to return home to exercise their political and civil rights. On the 23rd of November 2016, the Rwandan government is alleged to have forced Kenya airways plane not to take on board three Rwandans, whom included the leader of an opposition party Ishema, Rev Father Thomas Nahimana. The latter accompanied by one man and a lady who has an 8-month baby were heading to Kigali to register their political party with a view to participate in the forthcoming 2017...

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Ms Ndabarasa and Ms Iragena still missing

(Nairobi) – A Rwandan opposition activist has been missing for six months and is feared to have been forcibly disappeared, Human Rights Watch said today. People close to the activist, Illuminée Iragena, have not seen her since March 26, 2016, and fear she may have died in detention. Rwandan political activist Illuminée Iragena, missing since March 26, 2016. EXPAND Rwandan political activist Illuminée Iragena, missing since March 26, 2016. © Private In an apparently related case, just hours before Iragena dropped from sight, Léonille Gasengayire, a member of the FDU-Inkingi opposition party, was arrested after visiting Victoire Ingabire, her...

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Has Ms Illumine Iragena been killed ?

We are very concern about latest news about the torture and the killing of Ms Illumine Iragena who dissapperared on 26th March 2016. This latest information has been announced by her family according to FDU-Inkingi the political party. We demand the Rwanda National Police to inform her family and the public to confirm that information and provide all relevant clarification. The Rwanda Police and other security services should ensure that this mistery is resolved without delay. Any one with any information about what happened to Ms Iragena, please contact us at...

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