On August 3, 2000 lawyer Lusambo wa Karume was reported by Amnesty International to have been arrested and held by the Rassemblement Congolais pour la Democratie – Goma. [link to urgent action campagn] Lusambo wa Karume was reported [link to Amnesty International,, AI Index: 62/25/00] released without charge on September 9, 2000
LRWC wrote a letter to Major General Paul Kagame questioning the reasons for his arrest. LRWC requested more information from a Rwandese law student in Canada and a human rights activist from the Eastern Congo living in Lyon, France.
On September 9, 2000 Lusambo wa Karume was released without charge. [AI Index: 62/25/00]