Views and News on the African Great Lakes Region

Category Archives

Archive of posts published in the category: Testimony
Oct
31

Rwanda: Use of Child Soldiers is Finally Beginning to Catch up

The RPF has used child soldiers known as “kadogo” or “little ones” for more than two decades now with no consequence for such a violation of international law, which Rwanda is signatory to. Recently, such a practice is beginning to catch up with authorities in…

Oct
31

Hutu Refugees’ Deadliest Months in Congo – Part 1

October 1996 was the beginning of the deadliest and bloodiest period for refugees and population in Congo in general and for Hutu refugees in particular. On 18 October, the AFDL (Alliance des forces démocratiques pour la libération du Congo), was officially formed in…