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Rwanda - Information hero Agnès Uwimana Nkusi finally released

Reporters without borders
Rwandan journalist Agnès Uwimana Nkusi was freed on 18 June after completing a four-year sentence on charges including “harming state security” that were prompted by her reporting. Nkusi's unflinching commitment to information freedom led Reporters Without Borders on 3 May to name her one of 100 “information freedom heroes.” Behind bars since July 2010, Nkusi initially faced up to 17 years in prison on charges of inciting “civil disobedience”, “prompting division”, and “genocide denial”. The (...)

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