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Victoire Ingabire: Rwanda frees 2,000 people including opposition figure

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Victoire Ingabire has received a presidential pardon Rwanda has pardoned more than 2,000 prisoners, including a top opposition figure. Victoire Ingabire, of the FDU-Inkingi party, has been serving a 15-year jail term for threatening state security and “belittling” the 1994 genocide. She has been a leading critic of President Paul Kagame […]

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Algerian War: Macron in rare torture admission

Image copyright AFP France has admitted responsibility for the torture and killing of a communist activist in Algeria over 60 years ago. Maurice Audin, 25, was working as a mathematician at the University of Algiers when he was arrested in 1957. In a rare admission on Thursday, French President Emmanuel Macron said Audin had either […]