Her release has met with mixed reactions. Some argue it is good, others beg to differ.”
to Rwanda and violating the country’s existing laws. They suspected that if she did she would be arrested and charged. They informed her that were such a thing to happen, she should not expect the Dutch government to intervene on her behalf. But she did exactly that once she got to Rwanda, making statements and raising issues about the genocide in ways that, in the eyes of the government and subsequently the courts, amounted to criminal activity.
Soon enough, a key associate who had fled from Rwanda after the genocidal government collapsed, and who had returned with her to Rwanda, was arrested for having participated in the genocide, on the strength of testimony by, among others, his ex-wife, whom he had abandoned in a refugee camp in Tanzania.
Subsequently, it transpired that Ingabire and her political organisation, Fdu-inkingi, stood
There were indeed good early signs when she acknowledged Rwanda’s transformation in the past two decades