Expelled Rwandan journalist tells his tale

Investigative journalist Robert Mukombozi has covered wars, corruption and killings in Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

He has been arrested, kidnapped and shot at. In April 2008 he was deemed persona non grata and given five minutes to leave Rwandan soil. He has not seen his family since.

Now resettled in Brisbane by UNHCR, the United Nations refugee agency, Robert explains the challenges of reporting in a post-conflict state and how his refusal to compromise journalist principles led him to be expelled from his country.

Use the interactive timeline to navigate through Robert's story and listen to him tell his tale of press freedom.

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