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Kigali, Rwanda
Kigali, Rwanda

Opposition leader Victoire Ingabire arrested in Rwanda

Published on : 21 April 2010 - 4:35pm | By RNW Africa Desk (Photo: AFP)
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Rwandan opposition leader Victoire Ingabire was arrested today on charges of denying the 1994 genocide and "collaborating with a terrorist organisation", an official said.

"She was arrested today in Kigali. She is accused of collaborating with a terrorist organisation, dividing the population, denying and downplaying the genocide," a judicial official said.

Ingabire is the head of the United Democratic Forces, a party formed in exile but not registered.

Last month she was prevented from leaving the country because she was under police investigation.

source: AFP

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