WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday urged the Rwandan government to provide humane treatment and a fair and transparent legal process in the case of Paul Rusesabagina, the hotelier depicted as a hero in a Hollywood film about Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, who was charged with terrorism-related offences in a Kigali court.
His family say Rusesabagina, a critic of President Paul Kagame, is in poor health and his trial is a sham. Rwanda’s government says he has fomented violence and directed deadly attacks on its territory from exile.
Reporting by Simon Lewis, Daphne Psaledakis, Humeyra Pamuk, Editing by Franklin Paul
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