Eyebrows Raised after the Death of Popular Rwanda Critic

Popular gospel singer Kizito Mihigo, a genocide survivor who co-wrote the country’s national anthem and spent several years in prison on political charges, reportedly killed himself while in police custody yesterday. Mihigo was arrested last week for attempting to join terror groups and tossed in solitary confinement. Activists are demanding a full investigation — especially since he’s one of many Rwandan dissidents to have died or vanished in recent years. Once popular Rwandan Gospel singer, who shocked the country when he was arrested in 2014 and charged with plotting to kill the president and top government leaders.


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