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Kagame critic faces new 'treasonable' charges [The Morning Call]

Kagame critic faces new 'treasonable' charges [The Morning Call]

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Police in Rwanda say they are questioning Diane Rwigara, a prominent critic of President Paul Kagame on suspicion of “offences against state security”.

Diane Rwigara was blocked from challenging Kagame in August’s presidential election, and has spent the last month in and out of police custody or under house arrest.

She had previously been placed under investigation for alleged tax evasion and forgery.

Police spokesman Theos Badege said the new charges against Rwigara, her mother and sister is connected to credible evidence it uncovered during investigations that links the trio to offences against state security.

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