'Hotel Rwanda' hero Paul Rusesabagina found guilty on terror charges

Paul Rusesabagina

In this file photo taken on September 14, 2020 "Hotel Rwanda" hero Paul Rusesabagina (R) is handcuffed by a police officer after his pre-trial court session at the Kicukiro Primary court in Kigali, Rwanda. 

Photo credit: Stringer | AFP

What you need to know:

  • His family, who have campaigned globally for his release, say Rusesabagina is a political prisoner and accuse the Rwandan authorities of torturing him in custody.



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