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Rwanda

In the past six months, Rwanda witnessed a concerning trend of political repression and human rights violations perpetrated by the ruling Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF) and its proxies. 

Human rights situation in Rwanda

In the past six months, Rwanda witnessed a concerning trend of political repression and human rights violations perpetrated by the ruling Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF) and its proxies. As the country approaches its 2024 general elections, the space for political opposition remains tightly closed, both within and outside the ruling party. The government targeted and harassed activists, journalists, and other critics. The RPF government employed various measures, including condemnations during public gatherings, to suppress perceived opponents and dissenting voices.

The information is based on our latest bi-annual report that can be found under our reports .

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Bi-Annual Report (October 2023 – April 2024)


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