Terrorism charges filed against Rwanda hotel hero

Terrorism charges filed against Rwanda hotel hero

The hotel manager credited with saving hundreds of lives during the 1994 Rwandan Genocide, Paul Rusesabagina has been charged before a court in Kigali for alleged terrorism.

Rusesabanga was paraded by the Rwandan authorities two weeks ago, following a extradition from Dubai, where he has lived for some years after leaving Rwanda in the aftermath of the genocide.

The seventy- one year old is accused of belonging to a group which the Rwandan prosecutor’s Office accuses of being a terrorist organization responsible for killings in part of country.

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His heroics during the three-month genocide were documented in a the award-winning movie, Hotel Rwanda which earned Rusesabanga numerous awards.

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