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Oct
31

“People shouldn’t be afraid of their government. Governments should be afraid of their people”

In a recent four day trip to Washington DC, meetings and interviews filled my schedule during the US African Leader Summit. Fifty heads of state from Africa descended upon DC to discuss topics of growth, infrastructure, food security, trade and various other political topics.…

Oct
31

Rwanda: Former Aide to Victoire Ingabire Refuses to Falsely Testify

Olivier Rukundo, a Rwandan PhD student in China will soon see his scholarship terminated, his new Rwandan passport request denied. His own embassy is negotiating his deportation to Rwanda, Olivier told newspaper Umuvugizi. According to the newspaper, he has been under constant pressure…

Oct
31

Dispatches: Lifting the Lid on Rwandan Repression

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame, who is giving a speech at London’s Chatham House today, is viewed by his admirers as the man who saved the nation – who brought stability and rapid economic development to a country devastated by genocide now 20 years…

Oct
31

Andre Kagwa Rwisereka’s Family Speaks

Democratic Green Party Vice-President Mr Andre Kagwa Rwisereka was found murdered last July 2010. Throughout this difficult moment, his family had remained quiet about their father’s passing but have now chosen to express and share with the rest of Rwandans and friends, their…

Oct
31

RWANDA: GENOCIDE OF TUTSIS, Who is Responsible?

The posting of this article on the Proxy Lake is not intended to minimize or deny the Rwandan genocide. It seeks to bring out debatable information from the author to further clarify what actually happened in Rwanda. Rwanda: “Genocide of Tutsis”, the anatomy. On…

Oct
31

UN calls for investigations into Congo rebel atrocities

The United Nations has called on authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo to carry out criminal investigations into acts of violence committed by the former March 23 movement (M23) rebels in the eastern part of the African country between April 2012 and…

Oct
31

Nyamwasa Verdict: “The attempted murder was politically motivated

The Judge stated in court that the attempted murder of Nyamwasa was politically motivated and emanated from a group of people in Rwanda. In the case of the attempted assassination attempt on Kayumba Nyamwasa in 2010, the court has announced its decision today.…

Oct
31

“Criminals” in Rwanda: Kagame Contemplates Indicting the BBC for “Genocide Denial”

Peter Erlinder, Victoire Ingabire, and the BBC Peter Erlinder, Victoire Ingabire, and the BBC are all criminals in Rwanda. President Paul Kagame has accused all three of genocide denial and his Chief Prosecutor may even indict the BBC. Transcript: KPFA Weekend News Anchor David Rosenberg: Rwanda’s…

Oct
31

“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off”

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Recently, BBC Two in London produced a compelling documentary which featured prominent leaders from the Rwandan opposition, scholars, genocide survivors and former RPF members who all testified to their knowledge of what happened in 1994 during the Rwandan Genocide as well as how…

Oct
31

Continued disappearance of many Rwandans, constitutes an international crime

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The Kagame government has continued kidnapping and killing innocent citizens unabated and unstoppable, BBC Gahuza miryango has just revealed that MONUSCO, published a report accusing the M23 of committing more 300 cases of murder, war crimes, rape and other crimes against humanity. MONUSCO…