Rwanda says Rusesabagina of ‘Hotel Rwanda’ fame to be freed
'Hotel Rwanda' Hero Paul Rusesabagina Freed From Jail
Paul Rusesabagina, credited for turning his hotel into a shelter during the 1994 genocide, was escorted just before midnight to the residence of the ambassador of Qatar, which played a key role as an intermediary. Rusesabagina, now a Belgian citizen and US permanent resident, will fly to Qatar and then back to the United States.
'Hotel Rwanda' hero Rusesabagina to be freed from Rwandan jail
Paul Rusesabagina, who was portrayed as a hero in the Hollywood film "Hotel Rwanda" about the Rwandan genocide, and is serving a 25-year sentence on terrorism charges, will be released early on Saturday, the Rwandan government said.
Man who inspired the film 'Hotel Rwanda' to be freed from prison
Rwanda's government has commuted the sentence of Paul Rusesabagina, who inspired the film 'Hotel Rwanda' for saving hundreds of countrymen from genocide but was convicted of terrorism offences years later in a widely criticized trial.