Paul Rusesabagina was convicted by a Rwandan court. He is a U.S. citizen who has been made famous for saving over 1 ,200 persons during the 1994 genocide ,. A string of terroristic charges were brought against him and he was sentenced to year in prison. This will end of his sharpest critics.
The 67-year-old recipient of a U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom, who described the trial as politically motivated to silence him, looked solemn as the presiding judge read the verdict in Kigali.