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Rwanda: “How I am treated will tell us a lot about the nature of the Rwandan government…”, Peter Erlinder

In an interview he had with Olivier Nyirubugara before flying to Kigali early this week, Professor Peter Erlinder was asked:
“How do you think you will be welcomed in Kigali?”
Professor Erlinder’s answer was:
“Well, if Kigali is a country which respects the rule of law and concept of freedom of expression and freedom of speech, I should be treated as any other professional would be. Of course how I am treated will tell us a lot about the nature of the government and the nature of prosecution against Madam Ingabire.”
Watch the interview:

Now that Professor Erlinder is arrested by Police in Kigali, the world will probably start to understand that the RPF-led Rwandan government will go to all extremes to silence anyone who dares bring the truth to the surface.

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8 comments

1 Ambrose Nzeyimana { 05.28.10 at 11:01 am }

We need a FACEBOOK link from your news page so they can be shared easily.

2 Rwanda: arrestation du Professeur Peter Erlinder, avocat américain de l’opposante Victoire Ingabire | Rwandinfo_FR { 05.28.10 at 12:06 pm }

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3 HAGANIMANA { 05.28.10 at 2:19 pm }

this is the time that the world is going to know what happened to Rwandans

4 truth { 05.30.10 at 2:02 am }

Yes let us learn the truth:
http://www.orwelltoday.com/rwandalawyerpmcanada.shtml
The evidence:
http://www.orwelltoday.com/rwandalawyerpmcanada2.shtml

Now you decide for yourself whether he has or has not broken the laws of the sovereign country of Rwanda.

5 NTAGANDA { 05.31.10 at 2:04 am }

This is the moment to show that Rwanda is an independent Country which should be treated as other Greatest Countries in the world!

6 marie kampororo { 06.01.10 at 12:52 pm }

now the world will understand how 7 more than 3 millions of rwandan people have been killed for being labeled genociders, and yet they are not remembered as victims of genocide, the International Community doesn;t want to mention about them.Professor Erlinder who has worked on the issue and is on the road to reveal the truth, he is in jail. It is time for the World to know what has happened to voiceless millions of oeople in the Great region Of Africa

7 American Lawyer and Professor Peter Erlinder Arrested in Rwanda { 06.02.10 at 11:57 am }

[…] an interview with Oliver Nyirubugara last week, Erlinder said that his treatment in Rwanda would say a lot about the country’s dedication to the rule of […]

8 Antoinette { 06.08.10 at 11:54 pm }

It is about time that THE WORLD knows the truth about who is behind the current tragedies in Central Africa Countries. SHAME on you, Am…… Br……., Ca……, Shame On WHOEVER wants to cover up the truth.
Keep Faith and Hope.

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