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.

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