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Published: Tuesday 15 April 2014

>> Rwanda as been accused of “unacceptable acts of harassment and intimidation” against the media. In the latest case, US freelance journalist Steve Terrill was refused access to Rwanda when he arrived in Kigali to cover the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide. He was detained for several hours and was then put on a flight to Addis Ababa. The government gave no reason for barring Terrill. Earlier, another journalist Sonia Rolley was harassed for months on Twitter by a person, thought to be close to the president.

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