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‘Hotel Rwanda’ Hero Implicated in Terrorism Case

Paul Rusesabagina is suspected of funding Rwanda’s opposition leader

Paul Rusesabagina, the man who saved more than 1,200 people from genocide in events depicted in the Oscar-nominated film "Hotel Rwanda," has been implicated in the terrorism case against a Rwandan opposition leader, Reuters reported on Wednesday.

The 2004 movie "Hotel Rwanda" told Rusesabagina's real-life story as the hotel manager (played by Don Cheadle) who used his connections with the Hutu elite to protect Tutsis and moderate Hutus fleeing militiamen during Rwanda's 1994 genocide.

Martin Ngoga, Rwanda's prosecutor general, told Reuters on Wednesday that Rwandan courts would summon Rusesabagina because investigations indicated he funded the terrorism activities that opposition leader Victoire Ingabire is being held for.

Read more at Reuters.