Rwanda

Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs written question – answered on 7th October 2008.

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Photo of Eric Joyce Eric Joyce PPS (Rt Hon John Hutton, Secretary of State), Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations the Government have made to the Government of Rwanda on the continued detention of Charles Ntakirutinka.

Photo of Gillian Merron Gillian Merron Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Foreign & Commonwealth Office

British officials made representations after the arrest in 2002 of the former Rwandan minister to whom my hon. Friend refers.

Since his trial in 2004, we have continued to take a close interest in this case.

HM ambassador in Rwanda raised this case with the Rwandan Minister for Justice in August.

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