Rwanda – Newspaper reporter freed on completing three-year jail term

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Reporters Without Borders takes note of journalist Saidat Mukakibibi’s release today in Kigali on completing her three-year jail sentence on a charge of “attacking state security.” A reporter for the bimonthly Umurabyo who had been held since 8 July 2010, Mukakibibi was originally sentenced to seven years in prison on charges of inciting civil disobedience, causing divisions and denying the 1994 genocide of the Tutsis. But the charges and sentence were reduced on appeal. Umurabyo editor (…)

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Rwanda – Newspaper reporter freed on completing three-year jail term

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