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Radio journalist gets 25 years on conspiracy charges

Reporters Without Borders is appalled to learn that a Kigali court has sentenced religious radio station director Cassien Ntamuhanga to 25 years (...)

Published on 2 March 2015 Read


Rwanda’s media self-regulator subjected to intimidation campaign

Reporters Without Borders calls on the Rwandan authorities to defend the Rwanda Media Commission (RMC), the media self -regulatory body, against (...)

Published on 7 November 2014 Read


BBC’s Kinyarwanda broadcasts suspended indefinitely

The Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) ordered the suspension of the BBC’s radio broadcasts in the Kinyarwanda language for an (...)

Published on 24 October 2014 Read


Information hero Agnès Uwimana Nkusi finally released

Behind bars since July 2010, Nkusi initially faced up to 17 years in prison on charges of inciting “civil disobedience”, “prompting division”, and (...)

Published on 18 June 2014 Read


Wave of intimidation of Kigali media

Reporters Without Borders is worried by the deteriorating environment for the media in Rwanda in recent weeks. In the past few weeks, a (...)

Published on 28 April 2014 Read


Radio station manager missing since genocide anniversary event

Reporters Without Borders is worried by the disappearance of Cassien Ntamuhanga, the manager of the Kigali-based Christian radio station Amazing (...)

Published on 9 April 2014 Read


Authorities hound independent journalists at home and abroad

Reporters Without Borders condemns the Rwandan government’s lack of transparency and its unacceptable acts of harassment and intimidation of (...)

Published on 19 March 2014 Read


Newspaper reporter freed on completing three-year jail term

Reporters Without Borders takes note of journalist Saidat Mukakibibi’s release today in Kigali on completing her three-year jail sentence on a (...)

Published on 25 June 2013 Read

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