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Rwanda - Radio presenter held pending trial after slip of the tongue

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders deplores community radio presenter Habarugira Epaphrodite's detention since 24 April in the main prison of Gitarama, the capital of Muhanga district, on a charge of “minimizing” the 1994 Tutsi genocide and “spreading genocide ideology.” Epaphrodite was arrested because, while reading a report about ceremonies marking the 18th anniversary of the genocide on community radio Huguka's morning new broadcast on 22 April, he mixed up the Kinyarwanda words for “victims” and (...)

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