‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero to learn verdict in terror trial

Hotel Rwanda hero Paul Rusesabagina listens at the start of his trial at the Supreme court in Kigali, Rwanda. – EPA pic, September 20, 2021.

A COURT is set to deliver its verdict today against Paul Rusesabagina, the “Hotel Rwanda” hero turned government critic who is charged with terrorism in a trial supporters say is politically motivated. 

Rwandan prosecutors have sought a life sentence for Rusesabagina, the 67-year-old former hotelier credited with saving hundreds of lives during the 1994 genocide, and whose actions inspired the Hollywood film.

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