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US & Canada · Kigali

Chinese man gets 20 years in Rwanda for whipping a local man

50% Left coverage: 14 sources
Sun Shujun had been accused of beating his workers in a case that drew attention because he was filmed whipping a man tethered to a pole. A Rwandan man, Renzaho Alexis, was sentenced to 12 years for his alleged role as an accomplice in the beatings.See the Story
Europe · Kigali

Hostel in Rwanda for UK asylum seekers prepares to take children

62% Left coverage: 13 sources
Hope Hostel can host up to 500 people but is currently empty as legal challenges prevented the first group of migrants from leaving Britain. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has expressed his commitment to the policy despite concerns over Rwanda's human rights record. He would only rule out the removal of unaccompanied children to Rwanda.See the Story
Don Cheadle · Washington

Family of 'Hotel Rwanda' hero Paul Rusesabagina files $400m lawsuit over his alleged abduction and torture

50% Center coverage: 10 sources
Paul Rusesabagina saved some 1,200 people during the 1994 genocide. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by then-US President George W Bush. But he was sentenced to 25 years for terrorism by a Rwandan court last year. His family say the Rwandan government lured him from Texas back to Rwanda.See the Story
Justin Trudeau · Kigali

Commonwealth ends summit with call for action on climate change, trade

50% Right coverage: 10 sources
The newly-expanded Commonwealth made broad commitments to address climate change and boost trade. The club, whose 56 members range from India to the tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru, covers some 2.5 billion people. Critics say it needs to carve out a more concrete role and be less of a talking shop. The week-long summit in Rwanda's capital Kigali included comments from Britain's Prince Charles.See the Story
Europe · London

Theresa May questions legality and ethics of plan to send migrants to Rwanda

44% Left coverage: 9 sources
Theresa May criticises plans to send asylum seekers to Rwanda. Fears it could split families up and increase the trafficking of women and children. Archbishop of Canterbury used Easter Sunday sermon to criticise scheme. Priti Patel says access to asylum system should be based on need, not ability to pay people smugglers.See the Story
Europe · Kigali

UK's plan to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda may be delayed because of legal challenges

67% Left coverage: 6 sources
Britain's plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda may take longer to introduce. Government faces legal challenges to a policy aimed at dealing with migrants crossing the Channel. It may be a number of months before the first flights taking migrants from Britain to Rwanda leave."We have received pre-action correspondence," spokesman says.See the Story
Kigali · Kigali

Media network for climate change coverage timely

It was formed last week during regional media training in Kigali; Lake Victoria Basin Commission welcomes moveSee the Story
Kigali · Kigali

Ronald Sanders | Dust off Commonwealth SG elections

Claims that relations between CARICOM countries that supported one or other of the two rival female candidates are now irreparably harmed. In reality, every Commonwealth country has the right to field a candidate. Jamaica was under no obligation to support the British baroness, who is a member of the British Parliament (on leave)See the Story

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