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News Rwanda: Rwanda offers refuge to 'migrants held captive in Libya'

News channel or source: http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/24/africa/rwanda-reaction-libya/index.html
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

(CNN)Rwanda is offering refuge to enslaved African migrants trapped in Libya, following a CNN investigation last week. A CNN team traveled to Libya and witnessed a dozen men being sold for as little as $400 each. "Rwanda, like the rest of the world, was ...

News Rwanda: Rwanda could take 10,000 refugees from Israel: Minister

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/11/rwanda-10000-refugees-israel-minister-171123203151743.html
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

The foreign affairs minister of Rwanda has confirmed the country is in negotiations with Israel to take in as many as 10,000 African asylum seekers, according to a local Rwandan newspaper. In an interview with The New Times, Louise Mushikiwabo said the ...

News Rwanda: Gor Mahia duo missing in Rwanda's Cecafa squad

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/soccer/gor-mahia-duo-missing-in-rwandas-cecafa-squad/ar-BBFAHYT
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

Rwanda will tackle Harambee Stars in the opening match of the 2017 Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup, but without Gor Mahia's duo, Jacques Tuyisenge and Meddie Kagere. The two were omitted by former Stars coach Antoine Hey who named a 23-man squad that is ...

News Rwanda: Rwanda Offers to Host African Migrants Stranded in Libya

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/23/world/africa/rwanda-libya-migrants.html?ref=todayspaper
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

In an unusual gesture that could partly reverse a more familiar northward odyssey toward Europe, Rwanda offered on Thursday to house or help repatriate some of the thousands of African migrants being held in Libya and reportedly auctioned there as slaves.

News Rwanda: Slavery in Africa: Rwanda Offers to Take 30,000 Refugees After Human Auctions in Libya Spark Anger

News channel or source: http://www.newsweek.com/slavery-africa-rwanda-offers-take-30000-refugees-after-human-auctions-libya-721113
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

The sale of African migrants at auctions in Libya has sparked outrage across the continent. A CNN report published earlier in November obtained footage of an auction, at which migrants stranded in the North African country were sold for as little as $400.

News Rwanda: Rwanda offers to shelter African migrants abused in Libya

News channel or source: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/rwanda-offers-to-shelter-african-migrants-abused-in-libya/article37067817/
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

Rwanda is offering to host some, perhaps thousands, of the African migrants whose reported abuse in Libya has led to international expressions of revulsion. Rwanda "cannot remain silent when human beings are being mistreated and auctioned off like cattle ...

News Rwanda: Rwanda offers refuge to enslaved Libya migrants

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-42095629
Publication date: Wednesday 22 November 2017

Rwanda has offered to give refuge to around 30,000 African migrants stuck in Libya often in enslaved conditions. It comes in the wake of a video, released by CNN last week, showing men being auctioned off as farm workers. "Given our own history..

News Rwanda: Rwanda: Ready to Take 10,000 Asylum Seekers From Israel - if They're Willing to Come

News channel or source: https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/1.824660
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

Rwandan Foreign Affairs Minister Louise Mushikiwabo said on Thursday that Rwanda is ready to accept around 10,000 asylum seekers, or "a bit more," who are currently living in Israel. "We have had discussions with Israel on receiving some of the immigrants ...

News Rwanda: Rwanda’s Torture Problem

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2017/11/23/rwandas-torture-problem
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

Rwanda’s military has routinely unlawfully detained and tortured detainees with beatings, asphyxiations, mock executions and electric shocks. For at least the last seven years, Rwanda’s military has frequently detained and tortured people, beating them ...

News Rwanda: It’s about to get simpler for travellers from around the world to visit Rwanda

News channel or source: https://www.lonelyplanet.com/news/2017/11/22/rwanda-travel-visa-new-rules/
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

Exploring Rwanda, the “land of a thousand hills,” brings travellers into a world of volcanic landscapes, deep forests and incredible wildlife – and it’s about to get easier for people from around the world to visit. Mt Sabyinyo, home of gorilla ...