Victoire Ingabire: Symbol and Sacrifice

Five years have just passed. It was on October 14th, 2010 when she was first sentenced. Her flame of real peace and reconciliation among Rwandans demands being kept alive. On January 09th, 2010 I was in Brussels at the farewell event that gathered more than 300 people to see Victoire Ingabire going back to Rwanda.Continue reading “Victoire Ingabire: Symbol and Sacrifice”

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Rwanda: ongoing mistreatment of political prisoners

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.

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Kagame’s repression continues: Mushayidi and Ntaganda on hunger strike

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”

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Rwanda political prisoners and others

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”

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Friday 17.08.12: FDU-Inkingi and PS-Imberakuri public protest in Rwanda

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. 

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