From her prison’s notes, I recall this story of the blackout that herself and her 3 years oldinmate Cynthia experienced when the electricity went off – (only 18% of the Rwandan population have access to it, according to the World Bank), while they were both in her cell. Read More
On October 24th, 2015 in Brussels, when supporters of the Rwandan prisoner of conscience Victoire Ingabire gathered to remember her five years of imprisonment, some couldn’t find seats in the hall of the event. They were hundreds and hundreds of them. Read More
FDLR PRESS RELEASE N° 2016-001 The Democratic Liberation Forces of Rwanda (FDLR) deplore and condemn the massacre of Congolese civilians that occurred in Miriki (Lubero, North Kivu, DRC) on the night of 6 to 7 January, 2016. Read More
Press Statement John Kirby Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Washington, DC January 2, 2016 Read More
THE ARREST OF THE 1ST DEPUTY OF FDU-INKINGI IS AN ADDITIONL ATTEMPT TO CRACKDOWN ANY DISSENTING VOICE TO CLEAR THE WAY TO CROWN PRESIDENT KAGAME AS LIFE PRESIDENT.
Rwanda: PLATFORM AMAHORO PC – FDU INKINGI – PDP IMANZI – PS IMBERAKURI – RWANDA NATIONAL CONGRESS (RNC) PRESSE RELEASE This Friday morning December 4, 2015, the Rwandan police arrested Mr. Boniface Twagirimana, First Vice President of FDU Inkingi, without meeting the legal requirement of showing an arrest warrant. Read More
Rwanda National Congress (RNC) condemns the government of Rwanda. For their actions in destabilizing the Great Lakes Region.
COMMUNIQUE FROM RNC SPOKESPERSON Rwanda National Congress (RNC) condemns the government of Rwanda. For their actions in destabilizing the Great Lakes Region. A United Nations Group of Experts report dated January 15, 2015, has exposed the actions of the Rwanda Government (GoR) and its evil plan to destabilize the Great Lakes Region, in this case, Read More
RWANDA: FDU-INKINGI IS STRONGLY OPPOSED TO THE MANAGEMENT AND CONSERVATION OF ARCHIVES OF THE ICTR BY THE RPF, ONE OF THE PARTIES TO THE CRIMES COMMITTED IN 1994.
The Government of Rwanda Patriotic Front persists and intensifies the pressure to be entrusted with the archives of the ICTR. This request is far from being trivial. It is worth recalling the great importance of the Archives of the ICTR, particularly with regard to bringing about justice in general, and in particular the key aim Read More
ISHEMA PARTY CONGRESS RESOLUTIONS: OUR DECISION TO RETURN TO RWANDA TO EXERCISE OUR POLITICAL RIGHTS REMAINS UNSHAKABLE .
Having intensely discussed, exchanged views on, and analyzed two main points on the agenda of the Congress which were: (a)To finalize our plan to go and exercise our political rights in Rwanda: political agenda, objectives and steps to follow; Read More
The Political Bureau of the Rwanda National Congress met on 20th December, 2015, to review its achievements and challenges as it celebrates its fifth anniversary since its founding on 12th December, 2010. Read More
PRESS RELEASE N. 006 The Rwandan Opposition political platform, composed of Amahoro PC, FDU-Inkingi; PDP- Imanzi; PS Imberakuri and Rwanda National Congress- RNC, has learnt with dismay and condemns in the strongest terms possible the presidential order issued by General Paul Kagame, setting the dates for a referendum for the population to endorse his dream Read More
For more than 40 years in the political arena of Spain two parties had been dominating, the People’s Party and the PSOE Party (Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party), which alternated in power. The last catalytic elections of December 20, 2015 resulted in a significant weakening of these traditional political forces and the emergence of new antiregime Read More
In 2007, Ultimate Concepts Ltd (UCL) was set up to manage the Kigali Convention Centre (KBC) project. The ownership structure of UCL was as follows: Read More
So the Rwanda referendum has come and gone. President Paul Kagame is already looking to his Vision 2050. The General has in his mind already amended the constitution yet again. Forget 2034. That is history. The President is looking at 2050. He will begin his new term in 2034 aged 77. And he will still Read More
Lies, damned lies and statistics: Poverty reduction Rwandan-style and how the aid community loves it
Rwanda’s latest survey suggests poverty reduced 6%. A more meaningful comparison using the same data suggests it’s actually increased 6%. Read More
Some time ago, I congratulated the Rwandan government on the progress shown in the latest Integrated Household Living Conditions Survey (EICV4), particularly in terms of the reduction of poverty and inequality. I’m afraid I have to withdraw my kudos. Read More
Mrs. Ingabire Umuhoza Victoire, Chair of UDF-INKINGI opposition political party in Rwanda, detained in Kigali central prison, is to appear before The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights in Arusha, on March 4th, 2016. In the meantime, the government of Rwanda, which is a party to trial, is subjecting her to various forms of inhumane Read More
Spain’s supreme court has dismissed a high profile case against 40 Rwandan military officials indicted on charges of genocide, crimes against humanity and other offenses committed in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo during the 1990s. Read More
Rwanda Supreme Court hearing on the non-Lifting of Presidential Term Limits from the Constitution is concluded.
Today, the 23rd of September 2015, Rwanda’s Supreme Court, chaired by the Chief Justice, Prof.Sam RUGEGE, started the full hearing of the case submitted by the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, regarding the non-lifting of Presidential Term Limits from the Constitution. Read More
If you are not familiar with the ongoing persecution of the Rwigara family in Rwanda, please read the following statement.
Aristide Rwigara Los Angeles, CA. August 11, 2015 Hello. My name is Aristide Rwigara. I am the son of Assinapol Rwigara, who was one of Rwanda’s most prominent businessmen. My father was assassinated on February 4, 2015, and my siblings and I petitioned the Rwandan president for an investigation into his death in the month Read More
[A Courtroom Drama in Two Acts] -Scenario by Mick Collins [COMPILED BY CM/P FROM THE ACTUAL TRIAL TRANSCRIPTS OF 24 & 25 JUNE, 2009] (Note: The scenario below, by Mick Collins, quotes the entire oral argument made at the conclusion of the Read More
Under a dictatorship, a nation ceases to exist. All that remains is a fiefdom, a planet of slaves regimented by aliens from outer space (Wole Soyinka) The brutal ruling style of President Kagame, which propagates fear among Rwandans wherever they are in the world, is a proof that sometimes dictators spread terror far beyond their Read More
Two top diplomats in the Obama Administration have confirmed that reports about Rwanda destabilization of the sister nation of Burundi” are credible.” Addressing the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Thomas Perriello, US envoy for the Great Lakes region of Africa, and Linda Thomas-Greenfield, US assistant secretary of state for African affairs, pointed the finger at Kagame’s Read More
“Rwanda: from War to Genocide”–Open letter from General Augustin Ndindiliyimana (4 August 2010)[translated from the French by Christopher Black & Mick Collins] Read More
It’s very disturbing when you realise how hypocrite this world is. The United States of America and it’s allies have been on President Nkurunziza’s nerves trying to force him to talk with his opponents and trying to overthrow him by any means. Read More
Something of fundamental importance happened last week in the Ethiopian capital Addis Abbeba. At the AU summit of heads of states, the AU peace and security commission’s proposal to send AU peace keepers to Burundi was unwelcome. That’s the basic message. But beneath the rejection lies a hidden message- that the world is waking up Read More