Paul Rusesabagina at a court hearing in Kigali, Rwanda on Friday. Photo: AP Paul Rusesabagina at a court hearing in Kigali, Rwanda on Friday. Photo: AP
Paul Rusesabagina at a court hearing in Kigali, Rwanda on Friday. Photo: AP
Crime

Rwandan court rules it can try ‘Hotel Rwanda hero’ on terrorism charges

  • Rusesabagina faces nine charges, including murder, abduction and armed robbery as an act of terrorism. If convicted, he could face more than 20 years in prison
  • Rusesabagina is credited with saving more than 1,000 people by sheltering them at the hotel he managed during Rwanda’s 1994 genocide

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Paul Rusesabagina at a court hearing in Kigali, Rwanda on Friday. Photo: AP Paul Rusesabagina at a court hearing in Kigali, Rwanda on Friday. Photo: AP
Paul Rusesabagina at a court hearing in Kigali, Rwanda on Friday. Photo: AP
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