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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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12th March 2012 – High Court suspends debates on genocide allegations until constitutionality ruling

On 12 March 2012, the political trial of the opposition leader Ms. Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza resumed. The High Court decided to suspend all debates related to genocide ideology in this case until the Supreme Court rules on the defendant petition to nullify the controversial law. The hearing is continuing on charges which the Prosecutor suggests …

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