At Gikondo they beat us with clubs on our heads and the backs of our feet. They said that as long as we live on the streets, they will beat us.
– Former 15-year-old male Gikondo detainee, May 2019.
For over a…
They came into my cell, took my handcuffs off and covered my eyes. Then they walked me out and into the bush on a path I did not know. They put me on my knees, tied a shirt around my arms and said, “Now it is too late for you.” They took out…
“Salwa” is a 39-year-old woman from Annaba with two children and a long history of abuse by her husband. She told Human Rights Watch that he started beating her from the early days of their marriage in 2006. She said she endured this…
Everyone here in Kigali can be arrested and taken to Kwa Kabuga.
When you spend a day without being arrested, you say God has been good.
−Former detainee in Gikondo Transit Center, Kigali, March 2014…
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