Rwandan journalist Saidati Mukakibibi, who writes for the newspaper Umurabyo, has been arrested on charges of "defamation, inciting public disorder and ethnic divisionism", after comparing President Paul Kagame to Adolf Hitler. According to a police spokesperson, this is in no way indicative of a clampdown on the indpendent press before elections in August. Read more: Reuters
Some firing squads are all issued with blank cartridges with the exception of one person. This helps alleviate personal responsibility for the execution squad.