It is not surprising to learn about how Rwandan prison authorities abuse human rights of inmates to the point that many become handicapped forever. The press release provided by the Vice President of the Social Party- Imberakuri gives readers a telling update on the sad conditions of detention of some of its leaders.
For several months, mainstream media focus in the Great Lakes region, if any, has been on the situation of war in Eastern Congo caused by M23, a rebel group backed by both Rwanda and Uganda. Besides the suffering of Congolese people who are victims of an indescribable tragedy inflicted by external interests for almost twoContinue reading “Kagame’s repression continues: Mushayidi and Ntaganda on hunger strike”
During the last eighteen years, timing and lying have been for the Rwandan government some of the defining characteristics of its policies in many areas of the country’s institutions. How many political prisoners are in Rwanda? Nobody knows. How many overall prisoners have died through the horrible Rwandan imprisonment system since RPF taking power inContinue reading “Rwanda political prisoners and others”
This Friday 17th August, Rwandan and Congolese political opposition parties and civil society organisations introduced at the International Criminal Court at The Hague an official request to investigate Paul Kagame’s crimes against humanity and other atrocities with a genocide nature that his forces committed in Democratic Republic of Congo.
“I cannot believe that this is happening under Paul Kagame’s rule,’ explained strongly surprised a person I was discussing with at the time. He had managed to flee the country two years earlier. Indeed it did happen. On June 24th, 2010 a political protest was staged inKigali but brutally crushed by the ruling party RwandanContinue reading “June 24th, 2012: Second anniversary of first ever political protest against Paul Kagame”