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Rwanda: Arrests, Prosecutions over YouTube Posts

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image From top left to right: Innocent Bahati, Yvonne Idamange, Dieudonné Niyonsenga (alias Cyuma Hassan), Aimable Karasira, and Theoneste Nsengimana. YouTube bloggers and commentators have recently found themselves in the crosshairs of the authorities for using the platform to discuss issues deemed politically sensitive or critical of the government. © 2021 Human Rights Watch (Nairobi) – Rwandan authorities have threatened, arrested, or prosecuted at least eight people reporting or commenting on current affairs on YouTube over the past year, Human Rights Watch said. A…

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