Alerts in Rwanda
Date: 26 March 2007
Professor Idesbald Byabuze Katabaruka a Congolese University arrested and detained in Rwanda on 16 February 2007, has been released on 21 March 2007. However, despite the fact that all charges against him have been dropped, he was declared ‘persona non grata’ by the state prosecutor and immediately escorted by two policemen and an immigration officer to the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Date: 07 March 2007
University Professor Idesbald Byabuze Katabaruka, a Congolese national, was arbitrarily arrested and detained on 16 February 2007 in Rwanda while he was visiting the country in a professional capacity. Katabaruka has been held in connection with a 2005 report critical of Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame, which he says he did not write.