Nov 12, 2012

Brown’s Rwanda rejection no surprise in a country far from free

Bob Brown had his visa rejected for a trip to Rwanda, where political intimidation is still worryingly frequent. Shant Fabricatorian, a journalist who spent five months in the country last year, reports.

André Kagwa Rwisereka, vice-chairman of Rwanda’s Green party, was beheaded during the country’s 2010 election campaign. Such is the intimidation of politics in the war-torn nation.


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