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Movie Blog: Highlights Of ‘Images Of Africa’ Film Festival

Despite the snow and the cold, the Twin Cities are a place many Africans call home, and those over at the Film Society of Minneapolis/St. Paul decided to celebrate that fact with a festival called Images of Africa.

11/15/2013

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Genocide Took His Parents, Now St. Olaf Gives Him Hope

In the baggage claim of MSP International Airport balloons, signs and nervous anticipation greeted a young man with a simple dream. At 21, Norbert Abayisenga was on his first ever flight, from his native Rwanda to Minnesota.

09/06/2013

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Erlinder: Returning To Rwanda Would Be Death Sentence

Rwanda’s top prosecutor says he’s ready to file charges against Peter Erlander, a professor at William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, but Erlander is not about to cooperate.

05/02/2011

Twin Cities Law Prof Called Back To Rwanda

A Twin Cities law professor is being called to appear in court in Rwanda on charges he denied the genocide in that African nation.

10/21/2010

Erlinder Comes Home

A Twin Cities law professor who was jailed in Rwanda is returning home today.

06/22/2010

Erlinder Speaks To Media

Speaking to the media for the first time since being arrested in Rwanda last month, Peter Erlinder says the U-S Embassy did NOT help him secure food or medicine during his three weeks in jail.

06/21/2010

Law Professor Arrives In Kenya

Twin Cities law professor , Peter Erlinder, has arrived in Nairobi, Kenya after being freed on bail from a prison in Rwanda.

06/20/2010

Jailed Professor Coming Home

Peter Erlinder, the Twin Cities law professor who was arrested and jailed in Rwanda, is coming home.

06/18/2010

Bail Granted to Twin Cities Lawyer in Rwanda

A judge in Rwanda has granted bail to a U.S. lawyer on medical grounds. Peter Erlinder was arrested and charged with genocide ideology late last month.

06/17/2010

Jailed Lawyer In Court In Rwanda

A judge is expected to decide today whether to release a Twin Cities law professor being held in jail in Rwanda.

06/17/2010

Erlinder Admits To Prison Suicide Attempt

The Twin Cities law professor being held in Rwanda has admitted in court he attempted suicide while in jail.

06/15/2010

Erlinder Denied Bail: Can Appeal In Five Days

Twin Cities law professor, Peter Erlinder, Monday was denied bail and remains in a Rwandan jail.

06/07/2010

St. Paul Attorney Ill In Rwanda

A Twin Cities law professor who’s under arrest in Rwanda has fallen ill.

06/01/2010