Hotel Rwanda Hero Goes on Trial Accused of Terrorism, Murder by Kagame Government

Paul Rusesabagina faces nine charges including terrorism and murder
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The businessman whose role in saving more than 1,000 lives inspired the film Hotel Rwanda has gone on trial in Kigali. Paul Rusesabagina faces nine charges including terrorism and murder, and if convicted could spend the rest of his life behind bars.

The family of Rusesabagina, an outspoken critic of the Rwandan president, Paul Kagame, have accused the east African country’s authorities of kidnapping the 66-year-old US resident from Dubai in September and denying him fair legal representation.

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