Monthly Archives: February 2020

Interview: Rwanda’s Street Children Locked up, Abused


Rwandan authorities are rounding up street children in Kigali and detaining them in a so-called “transit” center where guards beat them and there isn’t enough food or water. This is one of the ways Kigali keeps its pristine image – an image often lauded in travel articles. Human Rights Watch’s Amy Braunschweiger speaks with Central Africa Director Lewis Mudge about Human Rights Watch’s new report and the human cost of keeping Rwanda’s streets clean.

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