The gentleman who encouraged the movie Lodge Rwanda was convicted of terrorism offences Monday and sentenced to 25 several years in prison in a demo that human rights watchdogs and other critics of Rwanda’s repressive federal government have described as an act of retaliation.

Paul Rusesabagina, credited with preserving ethnic Tutsis for the duration of Rwanda’s 1994 genocide and a recipient of the U.S. Presidential Medal of Liberty, boycotted the announcement of the verdict just after saying he didn’t assume justice in a trial he identified as a “sham.”

Rusesabagina, a Texas resident and Belgian citizen, was convicted on 9

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NEW YORK (AP):

R&B star R Kelly is a predator who lured girls, boys and young gals with his fame and dominated them physically, sexually and psychologically, a prosecutor claimed on Wednesday, though a defence lawyer warned jurors that they’ll have to sift via lies from accusers with agendas to obtain the reality.

The differing perspectives arrived as the extended-expected demo commenced unfolding in a Brooklyn courtroom, where by several accusers had been predicted to testify in the upcoming thirty day period about the Grammy-successful, multiplatinum-promoting singer whose occupation has been derailed by costs that have remaining him jailed as

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Actor Allison Mack, who performed a key position in the scandal-ridden cult NXIVM, was sentenced to three years in jail Wednesday on rates she manipulated women of all ages into turning out to be intercourse slaves for the group’s non secular leader.

Mack had earlier pleaded guilty to the charges and was envisioned to look for credit score for co-operating from NXIVM chief Keith Raniere and taking duty for serving to him create a mystery culture of brainwashed girls who were branded with his initials.

At its peak, NXIVM had hundreds of members in New York, Vancouver and Los Angeles.

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PARIS — Paris on Saturday was the only spot to be for die-tough Jim Morrison enthusiasts.

Fifty decades right after his demise at age 27, rock tunes lovers from France and throughout the planet came to the Pere-Lachaise cemetery in japanese Paris in which The Doors’ frontman is buried. Many brought candles and images, and some burned incense sticks close to his grave as police watched close by.

“Jim and The Doors have been heroes of ours due to the fact we were youngsters. It’s an honor to be right here and rejoice the 50th anniversary of his demise these

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Ten yr anniversary of Movie Pageant Flix

“Everything we do is about connection,” Oberman states. “Connecting a varied, world wide viewers to movies they may well not if not see.”

Born of a motivation to carry superior-caliber festival films out of obscurity and to the eyes of the globe, Movie Competition Flix has been innovating technological innovation and marketing and advertising remedies for film festivals for ten several years. 10 yrs of connection, artwork, and growth. Ten years of elevating movie festivals. Ten yrs of bringing the art of countless numbers

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Iconic anchor Katty Kay had her final working day at the BBC on Thursday, marking virtually 30 several years of support at the broadcaster

She tweeted: Large day for me today. I very first reported for the BBC in Zimbabwe in 1990. Now I’m stating fantastic bye. @BBCWorld has been a fantastic put to call residence, which is why it took me so extended to leave!

The presenter used the past five a long time along with Christian Fraser on the programme Over and above 100 Times

It begun off as a temporary established up, analyzing Donald Trump’s 1st 100

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The Greenwood District, a flourishing company group in Tulsa, Oklahoma, built by Black People, was recognized as Black Wall Avenue.

But the accomplishment tale turned a horror story when mobs of white inhabitants attacked the district and killed many of its employees and inhabitants. The terror, which spanned two days in 1921, was captured many years later by Rochester playwright Debra Washington.

“Come on AJ, you know as properly as I do white people ain’t pleased with what they see likely on in Greenwood. A ton of them white folk occur again from the war and they bad, and when

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The concept of time lost is common to numerous of us, in particular with the pandemic: it is the time when our lives get off training course. We imagine an suitable everyday living for ourselves and make plans. Having said that, destiny deals us new realities — irrespective of whether we like them or not — and we can only do our most effective to dwell by them with dignity,

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It’s been 20 years since the lovable lugs known as the Trailer Park Boys first hit Canadian television.

Set in Nova Scotia’s fictional Sunnyvale Trailer Park, the mockumentary focused on the lives of petty criminals Julian, Ricky and Bubbles, their bizarre exploits — which included lots of dope growing and even kidnapping Rita MacNeil on one occasion to help harvest the crop — as well as frequent drug and alcohol consumption.

“It was really like The Waltons, with guns and drugs and liquor,” said actor Mike Smith, who plays Bubbles.

In honour of the show’s anniversary, CBC News spoke

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