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At the time when Aung San Suu Kyi, the Burmanese woman opposition leader is free from seven years of house arrest, and Birtukan Miduska, the Ethiopian woman opposition leader gets some freedom after two years of imprisonment, another African woman leader of the opposition, Ms Victoire Ingabire, starts her time in prison in Rwanda. The treatment inflicted to these political women personalities measures how rotten are the regimes in their respective countries. If not, it would be impossible to understand how calling for  more freedom, justice, democracy, respect of basic human rights for people, less corruption in governing structures, could be a serious offence endangering national security and worth years of imprisonment.

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