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Britain Criticized For Rwanda Aid Donationi
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Henry Ridgwell
October 25, 2012 12:10 AM
Human rights groups have criticized Britain for handing the Rwandan government $26 million in aid, after most international donors had frozen payments because of allegations that Rwanda was supporting a rebellion in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The British donation has also been caught up in a political scandal in London, as Henry Ridgwell reports.

Britain Criticized For Rwanda Aid Donation

Henry Ridgwell

Published October 24, 2012

Human rights groups have criticized Britain for handing the Rwandan government $26 million in aid, after most international donors had frozen payments because of allegations that Rwanda was supporting a rebellion in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The British donation has also been caught up in a political scandal in London, as Henry Ridgwell reports.


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