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Summary 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…
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Summary 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…
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Summary The mayor said, “All thieves must be killed.” He said it was an order. −Witness to the execution of Fulgence Rukundo on December 6, 2016 Rwandan security forces summarily executed at least…
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Summary “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…
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Summary 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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Off the Radar Human Rights in the Tindouf Refugee Camps Maps Summary Freedom of Movement Freedom of Speech, Association, and Assembly The Use of …
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Copyright: 2007 National University of Rwanda-Centre for Geographic Information System & Remote Sensing I. Summary Rwanda is about to complete one of the most ambitious transitional justice experiments in…
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Summary This report is in two parts. Part one examines present-day human rights conditions in Western Sahara. Part two examines present-day human rights conditions in the Sahrawi refugee camps administered by the Popular Front for…
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Law and Reality Progress in Judicial Reform in Rwanda I. Summary II. Methodology III. Recommendations To the Rwandan government To the judicial system.. To the Rwandan legislature To donors IV. Background V. Justice for the Genocide Practical Problems…
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Renewed Crisis in North Kivu Map Abbreviations I. Summary II. Recommendations To the Congolese Government To MONUC To the Government of Rwanda To the Forces of Laurent Nkunda To the…
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"There Will Be No Trial" Police Killings of Detainees and the Imposition of Collective Punishments Summary Recommendations Attacks on Genocide Survivors and Gacaca Participants Police Killings of Detainees Killings of Detainees arrested by Soldiers…
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This 20-page report documents two incidents in late November 2006 in which 13 persons were killed. On November 19, genocide survivor Frederic Murasira was killed in the commercial center of Mugatwa in eastern Rwanda. Within hours, residents of a nearby…
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STRUGGLING TO SURVIVE: BARRIERS TO JUSTICE FOR RAPE VICTIMS IN RWANDA I.SUMMARY.. II.RECOMMENDATIONS III.BACKGROUND... Sexual Violence during the 1994 Genocide Rwandan Women in the Post-Genocide Period IV.BARRIERS TO JUSTICE FOR…