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(Nairobi) – Military and civilian authorities in western Rwanda have arrested, beaten, or threatened people who challenged recent government decisions to force residents off their land, Human Rights Watch said today.
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The disputed land in Nyamyumba sector, Rubavu district.
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(Nairobi) – Rwandan authorities are rounding up poor people and arbitrarily detaining them in “transit centers” across the country, Human Rights Watch said today. The conditions in these centers are harsh and inhuman, and beatings are commonplace. New…
A street in Rwanda's capital Kigali, May 11, 2016.
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(Nairobi) – The conviction of three Rwandan former military officials in a flawed trial is a clear example of the misuse of the justice system to stifle freedom of expression. 
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Col. Tom Byabagamba speaking to his lawyer before his hearing at the military court in Kigali on August 29, 2014.
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Summary
 
 On the 20th anniversary of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, Human Rights Watch stands in solidarity with the victims and with those who survived.
 
 The Rwandan genocide was exceptional in its brutality, in its speed, and in the…