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'Hotel Rwanda' arrested on terror charges, police say

 

Last updated 8/31/2020 at 6:23pm



KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Paul Rusesabagina, portrayed in the film “Hotel Rwanda” as a hero who saved the lives of more than 1,200 people from the country's 1994 genocide, has been arrested by the Rwandan government on terror charges, police announced on Monday.

A well-known critic of President Paul Kagame, Rusesabagina had been living outside Rwanda since 1996 and police did not say where he was apprehended. He had been living in Belgium and then in Texas in the U.S.

Rusesabagina's daughter told the Associated Press that he traveled last week from the U.S. to Dubai, where he was kidnap...



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