Rwanda complains after spy chief is held in London over alleged war crimes

Metropolitan police say Karenzi Karake is wanted in Spain in connection with alleged massacres in wake of 1994 Rwandan genocide

Karenzi Karake

Rwanda has angrily condemned the arrest of the country’s intelligence chief, Karenzi Karake, by British authorities acting on a Spanish indictment.

Louise Mushikiwabo, the Rwandan foreign minister, tweeted: “Western solidarity in demeaning Africans is unacceptable!!” She suggested the arrest was a conspiracy by those who deny the 1994 genocide. “It is an outrage to arrest Rwandan official based on pro-genocidaires lunacy!”

Mushikiwabo also described the arrest warrant as preposterous. Continue reading “Rwanda complains after spy chief is held in London over alleged war crimes”

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