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Rwanda: the hero of "Hotel Rwanda" sentenced to 25 years in prison for "terrorism"

2021-09-20T15:27:25.910Z

The former hotelier whose story inspired the film "Hotel Rwanda" was on trial for his support for the FLN, a rebel group accused of carrying out deadly attacks in 2018 and 2019.



Paul Rusesabagina, a former hotelier whose story inspired the film "

Hotel Rwanda

" and who became a fierce critic of the Rwandan regime, was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison after being convicted of "

terrorism

".

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Life imprisonment had been required, but the court decided "

to reduce his sentence to 25 years,

" said judge Beatrice Mukamurenzi, of the former manager of the Hôtel des Mille Collines on trial for his support for the Front. Liberation National (FLN), a rebel group accused of carrying out deadly attacks in Rwanda in 2018 and 2019.

Source: lefigaro

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