Home > 'Hotel Rwanda' film hero Paul Rusesabagina goes on trial in Kigali

News
'Hotel Rwanda' film hero Paul Rusesabagina goes on trial in Kigali

Description

Paul Rusesabagina, the polarising hero of the hit movie "Hotel Rwanda," appears at court in Kigali after admitting to helping form an armed group but denying any role in its crimes. Rusesabagina is famous for his depiction by Don Cheadle in the 2004 film "Hotel Rwanda" in which a moderate Hutu is shown as saving hundreds of lives at a luxury hotel during the 1994 genocide, which left some 800,000, mostly Tutsi, dead. IMAGES

Added on the 17/02/2021 09:24:30 - Copyright : AFPTV - First images

To customise your video :

Or Create an account

More videos on the subject

  • Gunmen kidnap dozens from school in central Nigeria

    In tonight's edition: Gunmen from a suspected criminal gang stormed a school in central Nigeria killing a student and kidnapping dozens of other pupils. President Buhari has ordered security forces to coordinate a rescue operation.  And the trial of the polarising hero Paul Rusesabagina of the hit film 'Hotel Rwanda' begins in Kigali. Rusesabagina is a fierce government critic and his family says that he was abducted illegally. Finally, Libya celebrates a decade since the revolution that ousted former dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

    17/02/2021 - France 24 EN
  • Paul Rusesabagina trial: 'Hotel Rwanda' hero on trial for terrorism denied bail

    In this edition, A court in Kigali has denied bail a second time to Paul Rusesabagina. He had requested bail on health grounds, citing a history of cancer. Our regional correspondent brings us the latest on the trial. Also, there have been allegations that WHO aid workers sexually assaulted locals in DR Congo during the Ebola crisis. The organization's chief says those involved will be immediately dismissed. Finally, Ivory Coast has increased the price of cocoa by 20 percent. We look at how that is impacting farmers in the country.

    02/10/2020 - France 24 EN
  • 'Hotel Rwanda' hero convicted on terrorism charges

    A Rwandan court finds former hotelier Paul Rusesabagina guilty on charges of terrorism. The 67-year-old is credited with saving hundreds of lives during the 1994 genocide, which inspired the Hollywood film "Hotel Rwanda". His family say Rusesabagina was kidnapped and dismiss the nine charges against him, including terrorism, as payback by a vengeful government for his outspoken views.

    20/09/2021 - AFP EN
  • Accused arrive for verdict in 'Hotel Rwanda' hero's terrorism trial

    Twenty accused arrive for the verdict of their terrorism trial in Rwanda. Paul Rusesabagina, the 21st and most famous accused, has been boycotting the trial since March and did not come to court. Rwandan prosecutors have sought a life sentence for Rusesabagina, the 67-year-old former hotelier credited with saving hundreds of lives during the 1994 genocide, and whose actions inspired the Hollywood film "Hotel Rwanda". His supporters say the charges are politically motivated. IMAGES

    20/09/2021 - AFPTV - First images
  • Trial begins against Rusesabagina, who inspired the film Hotel Rwanda

    Kigali (Rwanda), Feb 17, (EFE), (Camera: EFE/EPA) - Paul Rusesabagina, the former manager who inspired the film Hotel Rwand" (2004) about the 1994 genocide, on Wednesday questioned the competence of the Rwandan justice system to try him for terrorism, at the beginning of the trial for that cause.FOOTAGE OF THE TRIAL AGAINST PAUL RUSESABAGINA AT THE SUPREME COURT IN KIGALI.

    17/02/2021 - EFE Inglés
  • Hotel Rwanda 'hero' arrives in Kigali court to appeal bail denial

    Paul Rusesabagina, the polarising hero of the hit movie "Hotel Rwanda," arrives in court in Kigali, where he is being tried on 13 charges including terrorism, financing and founding militant groups, murder, arson and conspiracy to involve children in armed groups. He admits helping to form an armed group but denies any role in its crimes. Rusesabagina appeared clad in Rwanda's pink prison outfit and accompanying pink mask. IMAGES

    25/09/2020 - AFPTV - First images

More videosNews

Watch video of IPM - L'actrice Américaine Anne Heche, Dans Le Coma Depuis Lundi à La Suite D'un Accident De Voiture à Los Angeles - L'actrice Anne Heche souffre de graves lésions cérébrales - Label : DHnet.be -
Entertainment

L'actrice Anne Heche souffre de graves lésions...

12/08/2022 10:45:09

Watch video of  - DemainEntreprendre - épisode 12 - Label : Economie wallonne -
News

DemainEntreprendre - épisode 12

29/04/2021 12:55:32