[JURIST] UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, Maina Kiai, on Monday praised [statement] Rwandan authorities' accomplishments in developing infrastructure and ensuring stability and security since the nation's 1994 genocide [UN backgrounder]. The independent expert recently traveled to Rwanda to meet with government officials and to contribute to efforts taken toward democratization, better human rights protections, and more effective implementation of international human rights standards. While Kiai noted important strides, he urged the...

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