Rwanda: Secret Detention Centers, Torture Revealed

Rwanda’s military has routinely unlawfully detained and tortured detainees with beatings, asphyxiations, mock executions and electric shocks.

Human Rights Watch has documented unlawful detention in military camps and widespread and systematic torture by the military.

Judges and prosecutors ignored complaints from current and former detainees about the unlawful detention and ill-treatment, creating an environment of total impunity.

Rwandan authorities and United Nations bodies should investigate immediately.

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