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RWANDA: MR SIBOMANA SYLVAIN, SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE FDU-INKINGI IS AT SIGNIFICANT RISK OF RENEWED ABUSE AFTER FIRE BROKE OUT AT KIMIRONKO PRISON

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MR SIBOMANA SYLVAIN, SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE FDU-INKINGI, LIKE OTHER VULNERABLE PRISONERS, IS AT SIGNIFICANT RISK OF RENEWED ABUSE AFTER FIRE BROKE OUT AT KIMIRONKO PRISON. 

We have just learnt from well-informed sources that political prisoner Mr. Sibomana Sylvain, Secretary General of the FDU-Inkingi, has just been taken from his place of detention and taken to a solitary confinement room, nicknamed called ” Ibagiro” in Kinyarwanda, meaning butchery in English, where torture and other forms of cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment are meted on prisoners. There is a high risk of further mistreatment and torture.