'Hotel Rwanda' Hero To Learn 'Terror' Trial Verdict In August

A Kigali court said on Thursday it will issue its verdict next month against detained "Hotel Rwanda" activist turned government critic Paul Rusesabagina, who is charged with terrorism in a trial denounced as political by his supporters.

Prosecutors last month sought a sentence of life in prison against Rusesabagina, who inspired the Hollywood film over his actions during the 1994 genocide that saved the lives of about 1,000 people.

Judge Antoine Muhima said the verdict in the...