Rwanda court orders critic of president released on bail

FILE PHOTO: Diane Shima Rwigara, a prominent critic of Rwanda's president Paul Kagame, is escorted by police officers into a courtroom in Kigali, Rwanda October 11, 2017. REUTERS/Jean Bizimana

KIGALI (Reuters) – A Rwandan high court judge ordered the release on bail on Friday of an opposition activist and her mother who were detained last year on charges of incitement after she was barred from standing against President Paul Kagame in elections. Diane Rwigara, a 37-year-old accountant, repeatedly accused Kagame of stifling dissent and […]

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