A Rwandan court has denied bail to Rwigara, a critic of President Paul Kagame.
She was disqualified from running in the Aug. 4 presidential election over allegations she forged some of the signatures on her nomination papers. She denies that charge.
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President Paul Kagame is respected for establishing stability in Rwanda following the 1994 genocide, but he is criticized for being intolerant to dissent.