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Rwanda - descent into tyranny?

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post 26 June 2015
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Rwandan spy chief General Karenzi granted bail

Rwanda's intelligence chief has been granted bail by a London court - after he refused consent to his extradition to Spain over alleged war crimes.

post 22 June 2015
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog UK arrests one of Rwanda's most senior military officers

The detention of General Emmanuel Karake Karenzi will strain relationships between Rwanda and the UK. He is expected to go before a court on Thursday.

article 18 March 2013 World, Rwanda
Bosco Ntaganda, who has been wanted by the ICC for six years, hands himself in in Rwanda (picture: Reuters)
Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda hands himself in

Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda, known as "The Terminator", hands himself into the US Embassy in the Rwandan capital.

article 30 November 2012 UK, Rwanda
Decision to stop UK aid to Rwanda a big moment
Jonathan Miller by Decision to stop Rwanda aid 'marks start of new era'

The halting of aid to Rwanda is "Britain throwing down the gauntlet", writes Foreign Correspondent Jonathan Miller who investigated alleged military interference in Congo for Dispatches on Monday.

article 30 November 2012 World, Rwanda
Britain is withholding 21m of aid to Rwanda amid concerns that the state is supporting rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), it was announced today.
UK halts 21m Rwanda aid over DR Congo claims

Britain is withholding 21m of aid to Rwanda amid concerns that the state is supporting rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), it was announced today.

article 26 November 2012 UK, Rwanda
Rwanda President Paul Kagame. (Reuters)
Jonathan Miller by Lord Lawson: 'Britain is funding Africa's next tyrant'

Former chancellor Lord Lawson condemns the Conservative-led coalition's rising aid payments to Rwanda, a country which he says is run by "an unscrupulous monster", writes Jonathan Miller.

article 25 November 2012 UK, Rwanda
M23 rebels, Rwanda, Congo. (Getty)
Jonathan Miller by Rwanda: Where has your aid money gone?

Exclusive: A former ally of the Rwandan president warns that British aid is bankrolling an unaccountable, repressive regime accused of war crimes in neighbouring Congo, writes Jonathan Miller.

article 25 November 2012 World, Rwanda
Rwanda: Descent into tyranny.
Jonathan Miller by Rwanda timeline: Descent into tyranny

Channel 4 News plots the chronology of major incidents in Rwanda since 2010. Many other attacks on democratic freedoms and threats against individuals have taken place.

post 22 November 2012
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Suddenly, the British government changes policy on Rwanda

The Foreign Office had been reluctant to blame President Kagame's government for the surge in fighting in the east of the DR Congo. That changed when it emerged Rwanda was behind the M23 rebel group