Diane Rwigara, a critic of Rwanda's President, reacts as she speaks during an interview with AFP at her home in Kigali, after her recent release on bail by the High Court, on November 2, 2018

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Diane Rwigara is a distinguished critic of Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame

A Rwandan court docket within the capital, Kigali, has acquitted authorities critic Diane Rwigara and her mom of fees of inciting rebel and forgery.

Ms Rwigara has been imprisoned for over a yr, after being barred from operating in presidential elections in opposition to the long-standing incumbent Paul Kagame.

The Rwandan politician denied the costs, which she had stated have been politically motivated.

A 3-judge panel advised a packed court docket all the costs have been “baseless”.