By BK Kumbi
Displaced people in North Kivu
“Kagame has facilitated all this.”
Paul Kagame must speak in front of the International Criminal Court, not at Oxford.
He is a murderer, a thief, a liar.
Is it shocking that 1152 women are raped every day in the DR Congo?
Is it shocking that 0.5 million women have been raped these last 16 years in DR Congo? Continue reading
Posted in Africa
Tagged BK Kumbi, DRC
During a protest of mainly Congolese staged on 28.11.12 at the diplomatic representations of Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo in London days after the rebel group M23 had occupied Goma.
This is an apparent appeal that emerges from the correspondence that organizers of the protest against Rwandan president Paul Kagame at the occasion of Rwanda Day UK planned for Saturday May 18th have exchanged with the British police in recent days. Continue reading
Rwandan president Paul Kagame
On May 18 (2013), President Paul Kagame is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at an Oxford University Business Conference. It is high time, however, that this image of international “success” is exposed for what he truly is. He is the very embodiment of evil and cruelty, and the world allows it because victors write the history books even if the history they write is a lie. Kagame built his pseudo-history on guilt and shame and his “success” off of the blood and lives of at least 6 Million Rwandan and Congolese humans. Continue reading
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Tagged Rwanda, UK, UN, US
Salvator Cusamano, M.Sc. Candidate, Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford and intern at Fahamu Refugee Legal Aid in Oxford
By the time of writing this note the petition referred to has already gathered 4,335 signatures. It was launched on Tuesday 07/05/13 by Salvator Cusamano, M. Sc Candidate at the University of Oxford and intern at Fahamu Refugee Legal Aid in Oxford.
On the same day he and the founding director of the Refugee Studies Centre at Oxford University, Barbara Harrell-Bond, wrote to the Dean of the institution requesting the cancellation of Kagame’s invitation. Continue reading
Spanish protester in July 2010 in Madrid showing Kagame’s blood hands. At that occasion, Spanish prime minister Zapatero refused to be seen in public with Kagame who was attending a UN meeting on MDGs.
And if he comes, this should be his last official visit to the United Kingdom. We know well that each time he speaks at one of the world top universities, his image of criminal is re-branded anew as one of a great leader. I imagine you have already guessed who I am referring to. It is the Rwandan president Paul Kagame. At the time he is scheduled to deliver a keynote speech at the University of Oxford on May 18th, it is important to question how he gets all these invitations at such well widely renowned universities. Continue reading