Rusesabagina Team Announces Filing of Petition with U.N. Working Group on Arbitrary Detention

WASHINGTON – March 30, 2021 – Today, attorney Peter Choharis and the family of illegally extradited and jailed humanitarian Paul Rusesabagina held a virtual press conference to discuss the petition filed with the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (UNWGAD) on behalf of Paul Rusesabagina. Mr. Rusesabagina is a prominent humanitarian and political activist who was kidnapped by Rwandan authorities onContinue reading “Rusesabagina Team Announces Filing of Petition with U.N. Working Group on Arbitrary Detention”

Day 8 – Rusesabagina Boycotts Illegal Sham Trial Once Again

KIGALI, Rwanda – March 25, 2021 — As he announced on March 12, Paul Rusesabagina removed himself from his trial and is not in court today. In addition to the defendant, there were many things missing in court today. Decency. Fairness. Truth. Justice. The rule of law. Thus far, there are no independent credible witnesses against Paul Ruesesabagina.Continue reading “Day 8 – Rusesabagina Boycotts Illegal Sham Trial Once Again”

Paul Rusesabagina, Hotel Rwanda Humanitarian, Trial Recap Day 7

Rusesabagina Boycotts Illegal Sham Trial First Witness Called is an American Paid Rwandan Agent For Immediate Release Contact: Kitty Kurth Email: kitty@kurthlampe.com Phone: 312-617-7288 Mar. 24, 2021 – As he announced on March 12, Paul Rusesabagina removed himself from his trial and is not in court today. In addition to the defendant, there were manyContinue reading “Paul Rusesabagina, Hotel Rwanda Humanitarian, Trial Recap Day 7”

The Trial Against Paul Rusesabagina is an Abuse of Process

CHICAGO – Mar. 15, 2021 OVERVIEW It is difficult to imagine criminal proceedings that are further removed from a legitimate process of impartial justice, than those against Paul Rusesabagina in Rwanda.   Kidnapped and drugged by an agent of the Rwandan government and brought to a country to which he would never voluntarily return, Paul wasContinue reading “The Trial Against Paul Rusesabagina is an Abuse of Process”

Hotel Rwanda Humanitarian Paul Rusesabagina Denied Basic Rights, Refuses to Stand Trial

CHICAGO – Mar. 12, 2021 – After 6 hours in court today in Kigali, the High Court judges denied all of the motions made by Paul Rusesabagina and his attorneys. They then announced that the trial would begin immediately. Rusesabagina was given the floor and made the following statement to the court after his motionsContinue reading “Hotel Rwanda Humanitarian Paul Rusesabagina Denied Basic Rights, Refuses to Stand Trial”

Paul Rusesabagina, Hotel Rwanda Humanitarian, Trial Recap Day 4

KIGALI, RWANDA – Mar. 9, 2021 – The High Court ruled the kidnapping of Paul Rusesabagina is legal and the show trial can move forward. The judges focused on the fact that the government admitted Paul was lured to Rwanda, but claimed force was not used thus it did not qualify as kidnapping. This isContinue reading “Paul Rusesabagina, Hotel Rwanda Humanitarian, Trial Recap Day 4”

The Blood On Our Hands, Part III: The Kidnapping of Paul Rusesabagina, Dubai’s Role and The Dangerous Rulers that We Have Built

CHICAGO – Mar. 3, 2021 – Paul Rusesabagina disappeared from Dubai, an important global city for many reasons. One key reason for its importance is that Dubai plays a crucial role in the international mineral trade, facilitating the transfer of ore, precious metals, and rare earth minerals from Africa and the Middle East to manufacturersContinue reading “The Blood On Our Hands, Part III: The Kidnapping of Paul Rusesabagina, Dubai’s Role and The Dangerous Rulers that We Have Built”

Will the World Step in and Save Paul Rusesabagina?

CHICAGO – Mar. 2, 2021 – What do Paul Rusesabagina, Jamal Ahmad Khashoggi and Alexei Navalny have in common? They are all people who have stood up to the human rights violations of dictatorships and paid for it. Right now though, the United States and the world have an opportunity to help one of themContinue reading “Will the World Step in and Save Paul Rusesabagina?”