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UK courts found Rwanda’s agreement to relocate asylum seekers from the UK to be unlawful. Restrictions on the rights to freedom of expression and association continued. Paul Rusesabagina was released from prison in March after a presidential pardon. Prison officials faced trial for alleged torture. Over 100 people died in floods and landslides; residents in high-risk zones faced relocation without compensation. The trial of alleged genocide financier Félicien Kabuga was suspended indefinitely. Genocide suspects were arrested, extradited or convicted by Rwandan courts and under universal jurisdiction.

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