OCCRP Obtains FBI Report Showing Rwanda Lying to U.S. Law Enforcement and Abusing Interpol

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Thursday, November 17, 2022
Author: 
Alex Mostaghimi
Volume: 
38
Issue: 
11
Abstract: 

The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) obtained a classified FBI report detailing Rwanda’s recent history of abusing Interpol Red Notices and feeding U.S. intelligence officials false information to target political dissidents.  Despite being a U.S. ally receiving hundreds of millions in foreign aid, Rwanda has been engaging in these transnational repression schemes on American soil for years, the OCCRP reports.