American lawyer arrested by Police over Genocide negation Friday, 28 May 2010 13:34 by RNA Reporter
Kigali: Prof. Peter Erlinder, the American lawyer to opposition politician Ingabire Victoire has been arrested after a week in the country – over accusations related to negating the Tutsi Genocide, RNA can exclusively reveal.
Prof Erlinder arrived... See More in the country on Sunday but has been under fire in the media from several sections including Genocide survivors on alleged denial of the mass slaughter. Sources have just confirmed to RNA that the controversial attorney is in police custody at the Force’s Kacyiru headquarters.
RNA has also established that the American embassy in Kigali has taken up the matter, but it is not yet clear in what form. The embassy is located just meters away from the Police Headquarters.
Sources also say he is being interrogated and will be handed to the prosecution department after the dossier is complete. It not yet clear when.
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