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Home » World News » The United States Department of State has serious concerns over the worsening human rights violation in Rwanda: USA Report on Human Rights Abuses in Rwanda. Released on 11, 2020.

The United States Department of State has serious concerns over the worsening human rights violation in Rwanda: USA Report on Human Rights Abuses in Rwanda. Released on 11, 2020.

A. Significant human rights issues included: unlawful or arbitrary killings by state security forces.

B. Forced disappearance by state security forces.

C. Torture by state security forces; arbitrary detention by state security forces.

D. Political prisoners; arbitrary or unlawful interference with privacy.

E. The worst forms of restrictions on free expression, press, and the internet, including threats of violence against journalists, censorship, website blocking, and criminal libel and slander laws.

F. Interference with the rights of peaceful assembly and freedom of association, such as overly restrictive nongovernmental organization (NGO) laws.

G. Restrictions on political participation; criminal violence against women and girls, which the government took insufficient action to prevent or prosecute.

Significant human rights issues included: unlawful or arbitrary killings by state security forces; forced disappearance by state security forces; torture by state security forces; arbitrary detention by state security forces; political prisoners; arbitrary or unlawful interference with privacy; the worst forms of restrictions on free expression, press, and the internet, including threats of violence against journalists, censorship, website blocking, and criminal libel and slander laws; substantial interference with the rights of peaceful assembly and freedom of association, such as overly restrictive nongovernmental organization (NGO) laws; and restrictions on political participation; criminal violence against women and girls, which the government took insufficient action to prevent or prosecute.

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https://www.state.gov/reports/2019-country-reports-on-human-rights-practices/rwanda/

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