September 8, 2020

13 NGOs Petition Government Over “Contradiction” in COVID-19 Measures, “Unaffordable” Fees


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One of the controversial measures is that people found without a mask or wearing it badly, are taken to nearby stadium where they spend night. Also, people found still on the roads after curfew hour, are also taken to sleep in stadium

A group of thirteen NGOs has written to government asking for a review of many of the measures put in place to control the COVID-19 pandemic.

In joint letter to the Prime Minister Dr Edouard Ngirente, the NGOs raise concern over the different messages issued by different government agencies which have turned out to be contradictory. Different fees and fines have been imposed – some of which are unnecessarily high, says the group.

Below is the full letter:

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