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Rwanda: Human Rights

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 51574, tabled on 20 September 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with the Rwandan government on (a) freedom of the press, (b) freedom of expression and (c) the right to a fair trial; and what assessment he has made of that country’s treatment of journalists.

Answered on

29 September 2022

We regularly discuss a range of issues with the Government of Rwanda through our High Commission in Kigali and at Ministerial level. The former Prime Minster met President Kagame in Kigali during the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in June and the former Minister for Africa met Foreign Minister Biruta in London on 18 May.