Hotel Rwanda hero implicated in terror plot, denies allegations

By Andy Rice 28 October 2010

Paul Rusesabagina, the real life inspiration behind the film Hotel Rwanda, which dramatised how he rescued more than 1,200 people from the Rwandan genocide, has been named by the Rwandan prosecutor-general as abetting an alleged terrorism plot. The prosecutor says that the state has evidence that Rusesabagina has been financing the FDLR rebels. However, Rusesabagina has denied the allegations, claiming that the Rwandan government is conducting a smear campaign against him. Read more: Reuters, via EWN, New York Times