‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero sentenced to 25 years on terrorism charges – Eye on Africa

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In tonight’s issue: Paul Rusesabagina, the Hotel Rwanda hero credited with saving more than 1,200 lives during the genocide of the Tutsis in Rwanda, is sentenced to 25 years on terrorism charges.

Supporters say the conviction is politically motivated. Brussels and Washington have expressed concern about the fairness of the trial. And in France, French President Emmanuel Macron has apologized for abandoning the Algerian soldiers who fought for France during the 1954-1962 war of independence.