Paul Rusesabagina is Officially Named a “Wrongful Detainee” by US State Department

The family and legal representatives of illegally extradited and jailed humanitarian Paul Rusesabagina will hold a press conference to announce a lawsuit against the Rwandan government for their role in kidnapping Hotel Rwanda hero Paul Rusesabagina. The complaint alleges that the Government of Rwanda and high-ranking Rwandan officials conspired to facilitate and execute an elaborate plot to lure Paul Rusesabagina from his home in Texas to Rwanda, where he would be tortured and illegally detained for the remainder of his life.

Family & Legal Team of Humanitarian Paul Rusesabagina to Announce Lawsuit Against Rwandan Government

The family and legal representatives of illegally extradited and jailed humanitarian Paul Rusesabagina will hold a press conference to announce a lawsuit against the Rwandan government for their role in kidnapping Hotel Rwanda hero Paul Rusesabagina. The complaint alleges that the Government of Rwanda and high-ranking Rwandan officials conspired to facilitate and execute an elaborate plot to lure Paul Rusesabagina from his home in Texas to Rwanda, where he would be tortured and illegally detained for the remainder of his life.

Invoice Shows that Rwandan President’s Office Paid to Kidnap Rusesabagina

The #FreeRusesabagina team held a briefing on April 20 at the Brussels Press Club. The assembled reporters heard from Vincent Lurquin, on of the Rusesabagina lawyers who made news by sharing the invoice (attached) which shows that the Office of the President of Rwanda paid for the plane that kidnapped Paul Rusesabagina.

Don Cheadle, Kerry Kennedy, and Terry George headline exclusive panel discussion on freeing Paul Rusesabagina, real-life hero of “Hotel Rwanda” who was kidnapped by the current Rwandan dictator and is now wrongfully imprisoned there, Wednesday, April 13

The case of Paul Rusesabagina, the real-life hero of the Academy Award-nominated film Hotel Rwanda, who was kidnapped and is now imprisoned in the African country, is once again making headlines as independent observers declare that his trial was unfair and that Paul’s human rights have been violated since he was kidnapped in August 2020.

Rusesabagina Sham Trial Ends with 25 Year Verdict, Hotel Rwanda Humanitarian’s Health Deteriorating

KIGALI, Rwanda – April 4, 2022 – PRLog – The Rwandan prosecutors’ appeal of the verdict in Hotel Rwanda humanitarian Paul Rusesabagina’s Sham Trial concluded today in Kigali. The Court of Appeal chose to maintain the original 25 year sentence for the 67 year old Rusesabagina, which means that he will still die in prison. While it is positive thatContinue reading “Rusesabagina Sham Trial Ends with 25 Year Verdict, Hotel Rwanda Humanitarian’s Health Deteriorating”

UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention Calls for Paul Rusesabagina’s Immediate Release

The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (UNWGAD), an arm of the UN’s Human Rights Council, has released an advanced version of its opinion on Rwanda’s kidnapping and detention of Hotel Rwanda humanitarian Paul Rusesabagina.

The United Kingdom Accepts Rusesabagina’s Torturer as the Rwandan Ambassador to the UK

Media sources recently announced that Johnston Busingye, the Rwandan Justice Minister who admitted on television with Marc Lamont Hill that Rwanda kidnapped Hotel Rwanda humanitarian Paul Rusesabagina and who participated in the torture of Paul Rusesabagina, has been accepted as the Rwandan diplomatic envoy to the United Kingdom.

Paul Rusesabagina’s Health Deteriorates in Rwandan Prison

U.S. Representatives Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and Young Kim (CA-39) introduced a resolution calling on the government of the Republic of Rwanda to release activist Paul Rusesabagina on humanitarian grounds, building upon a previous bipartisan effort by Congress to urge Rwandan President Kagame to return Mr. Rusesabagina to the United States

Castro, Kim Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Calling on Republic of Rwanda to Release Paul Rusesabagina on Humanitarian Grounds

U.S. Representatives Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and Young Kim (CA-39) introduced a resolution calling on the government of the Republic of Rwanda to release activist Paul Rusesabagina on humanitarian grounds, building upon a previous bipartisan effort by Congress to urge Rwandan President Kagame to return Mr. Rusesabagina to the United States

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