False Charges and No Credible Evidence nor Witnesses Lead to the Guilty Verdict Against Humanitarian

CHICAGO – September 20th – This morning  the Show Trial of Paul Rusesabagina ended with a guilty verdict on eight of nine charges and was sentenced to 25 years prison. A guilty verdict was expected from the beginning. Paul was pre-judged by the Rwandan regime years ago as a human rights critic and perceived enemy ofContinue reading “False Charges and No Credible Evidence nor Witnesses Lead to the Guilty Verdict Against Humanitarian”

Why is the Rwandan government and press bringing up new “evidence” against Paul Rusesabagina now after the trial is over?

CHICAGO – September 15th – Why is the Rwandan social media troll army and the KT Press, a pro-government media outlet,  trying to relitigate and bring in “new” evidence now that the Show Trial of Paul Rusesabagina is over and we are waiting for a verdict on September 20th? Why are they attacking Paul’s daughter CarineContinue reading “Why is the Rwandan government and press bringing up new “evidence” against Paul Rusesabagina now after the trial is over?”

One Year Anniversary of the Kidnapping of Paul Rusesabagina: No Evidence of Crime, but Still in Prison

CHICAGO – August 27th –  Today marks the very sad one year anniversary of the kidnapping of Paul Rusesabagina by the Rwandan government. Why was Paul kidnapped? Certainly not because he supported terrorism, which is the Rwandan government’s claim. Paul broke a much more important Rwandan rule. He spoke out against President Paul Kagame andContinue reading “One Year Anniversary of the Kidnapping of Paul Rusesabagina: No Evidence of Crime, but Still in Prison”

Supporters, Legal Observers Rally Around Hotel Rwanda Hero as His Family Crowdfunds to Fight His “Show Trial”

CHICAGO – July 23rd –  State leaders, human rights advocates, friends and family of Paul, and ordinary people alike are rallying in support of the #FreeRusesabagina movement. The beloved human rights advocate Paul Rusesabagina, whose bravery in saving 1200 people during the Rwandan Genocide inspired the movie Hotel Rwanda, was kidnapped in August 2020 and hasContinue reading “Supporters, Legal Observers Rally Around Hotel Rwanda Hero as His Family Crowdfunds to Fight His “Show Trial””

Congress Calls on Sec. Blinken to Ensure Rusesabagina’s Safe Return

Rwanda’s Spying and Lying Exposed CHICAGO – July 21th –  41 Members of the United States Congress recently wrote to Secretary of State Tony Blinken to urge him to use all of the diplomatic means at his disposal to ensure the safe return of  Hotel Rwanda humanitarian Paul Rusesabagina to the United States. The fullContinue reading “Congress Calls on Sec. Blinken to Ensure Rusesabagina’s Safe Return”

Pegasus Surveillance Software is Being Used to Track Rusesabagina’s Family

CHICAGO – July 19th –  Recent revelations made by the collective media project Pegasus Project showed that Carine Kanimba, the daughter of Hotel Rwanda humanitarian Paul Rusesabagina, was among the human rights activists, journalists, lawyers and others who have been targeted by Pegasus surveillance software sold by the Israeli spyware firm NSO group. While theContinue reading “Pegasus Surveillance Software is Being Used to Track Rusesabagina’s Family”

What is the Rwandan government hiding?

CHICAGO – July 2nd –  It has been more than 300 days since Hotel Rwanda humanitarian and U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Paul Rusesabagina was kidnapped by the Rwandan government and imprisoned in Kigali. Paul is in poor health, was tortured for four days upon his arrival, has extremely limited access to his lawyers,Continue reading “What is the Rwandan government hiding?”

Rwandan Courts Move to Sentence the Wrong Paul

CHICAGO – June 17 –  Today the Rwandan prosecutors requested that the court sentence Paul Rusesabagina to life in prison for the alleged crimes brought against him during his trial over the past three and a half months. They reread the list of nine alleged crimes and suggested sentences ranging from 10 years to lifeContinue reading “Rwandan Courts Move to Sentence the Wrong Paul”