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Idamange handed 15-year sentence

By IGIHE
On 30 September 2021 at 12:49

The High Court Chamber for International and Cross-Border Crimes has handed a 15-year sentence to Yvonne Idamange Iryamugwiza and fined her Rwf2 million after she was found guilty of crimes including incitement of public disorder, providing false information using digital means, and trivializing the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi.

Harrison Mutabazi, the Spokesperson for the Judiciary has told IGIHE that the ruling was read on Thursday September 2021 at the headquarters of the aforementioned court.

Idamange, 42, was arrested on 15th February 2021 few days after featuring in series of talk shows aired on YouTube where she called on people to wage riots at Presidency Office.

She appeared in court for first time on 4th March 2021 for hearing on remand or release on bail.

Idamange (in the middle) with her defense lawyers in court.

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