Panel discussion to support real-life hero of Hotel Rwanda, Paul Rusesabagina

The case of Paul Rusesabagina is once again making headlines as the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention and independent observers recently declared that Paul Rusesabagina’s fundamental human rights and fair trial rights have been violated since his kidnapping by the Rwandan government in August 2020.

Please join Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights on Wednesday, April 13, at 9:00 am PDT/12:00 pm EDT/6:00 pm GMT+2 for this panel discussion moderated by Kerry Kennedy, President of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and featuring Don Cheadle and Terry George of the Academy-Award nominated movie, Hotel Rwanda. The following panelists will offer their thoughts and expertise on Paul Rusesabagina’s situation:

  • Anaise Kanimba, One of Paul’s daughters
  • Don Cheadle, Oscar-nominated actor and activist who played Paul in Hotel Rwanda
  • Terry George, Oscar-nominated screenwriter, director, and producer of Hotel Rwanda
  • Katrina Lantos Swett, President of Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice
  • Nicole Bibbins Sedaca, Executive Vice President of Freedom House
  • Kate Gibson, International lawyer and lead counsel of Paul’s legal team
  • Ikechukwu Uzoma, Africa Staff Attorney at Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights

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