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Globe and Mail: Assassination in Africa: Inside the Plots to Kill Rwanda’s Dissidents

Author: Geoffrey York
Contributor: Judi Rever
May 5, 2014


"As revelations of murder plots and assassinations mount, easy narratives of good overcoming evil become more and more difficult to sustain. The reality in Rwanda is far more complex. The mass killings of the 1990s and the recent assassination plots left almost no one untainted."

Much of the world regards President Paul Kagame as a hero. But 20 years after he helped to stop his country's brutal genocide, there are mounting allegations that he is silencing dissenters with violence.

A months-long, international inquiry by The Globe's Geoffrey York and contributor Judi Rever has uncovered explosive testimonies from those who say they were recruited for assassinations – including an alleged recording of one job offer.

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