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UK High Commissioner to Rwanda pay a visit to Victoire Ingabire in her prison cell

Kigali, 26 January 2012 On 24 January 2012, His Excellency Benedict Llewellyn-Jones OBE, the United Kingdom High Commissioner to Rwanda, together with the Embassy political counselor, visited Ms. Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza in her maximum prison cell.

16th April 2012 – Victoire Ingabire withdraws from court proceedings

On Monday, April 16, 2012, Ms. Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza, Chair of the party FDU-Inkingi, decided to withdraw, with immediate effect, from the show trial brought against her by the prosecution and which has been dragging on for more than six months before the High Court of Kigali. Having completely lost confidence in the justice of …

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12th April 2012 – Stop intimidation of defense witnesses in Ingabire’s trial

Defense witness Colonel Michel Habimana who revealed yesterday that the terror case against the opposition leader Ingabire was trumped up by intelligence services in order to stifle her political ambitions, is under heavy intimidation and threats in order to change his story. The State machinery has embarked on an outrageous mission to “flip” or destroy …

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27th March 2012 – Victoire Ingabire before the Supreme Court for a review of genocide ideology laws

March 27, 2012 The Supreme Court introduced the case on constitutional review filed by the opposition leader Madame Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza against genocide ideology laws threatening freedom of expression and the rule of law. In this case the respondent is the government of Rwanda represented by a legal team from the Ministry of justice. On …

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22nd March 2012 – Victoire Ingabire’s political trial adjourned for a constitutional review on genocide ideology laws

Kigali, 22 March 2012 The High Court has been adjourned to 2nd April 2012 to allow the political trial of the opposition leader Madame Victoire Ingabire to prepare for the Supreme Court Constitutional review starting on 27 March 2012, at 08:00. On 07 March 2012, Madame Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza filed a petition for the constitutional …

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15th January 2012 – The resumption of Ingabire’s political trial marks the party second anniversary in Rwanda