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Rwanda Denies Existence of Unofficial Detention Centers

Rwanda’s Justice Minister has described as obscene and preposterous a report by Human Rights Watch accusing the government of unlawfully holding some of its most vulnerable citizens in an unofficial detention center in the capital, Kigali. Johnston Busingye said all detention facilities in Rwanda are run in accordance with United Nations standards and Rwandan laws. In a report released Thursday, Human Rights Watch detailed accounts from people who it said had been interned at the...

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