Tag: Rwanda

When the Victors Tell the Story: The UN’s Victims in Rwanda, By: Captain Amadou Deme

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A book review By: Jennifer Fierberg “History isn’t all fact–it’s just the story the victors tell to keep themselves in power. And it’s been a slow revision. The more time passes, the easier it becomes to reinvent the past.” There…

Ban Ki-Moon Admits Failure in DRC

By Jennifer Fierberg Predicts Period of Instability in the Great Lakes Region Just days ago, Senator Russell Feingold, the U.S. special envoy working to stabilize Africa’s Great Lakes region, announced he will give his final speech in this position. His…

Brothers kill brothers, Remembering Patrick Karegeya

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By Jennifer Fierberg Just over a year ago, Patrick Karegeya was murdered in an upscale hotel in South Africa. He was found strangled under suspicious circumstances with a trail of clues that leave few questions in discovering the perpetrator of…

International Envoys for the Great Lakes Region call for decisive actions against the FDLR

PRESS RELEASES 2015 Nairobi, 02 January 2015 – Today, 2 January 2015, marks the expiration of the six month grace period granted by the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) for…

Prosecution seeks life behind bars for Rwandan musician

Musician Kizito Mihigo, seen here speaking to the media in Kigali in on April 14, 2014, has been on trial along with three co-accused on charges including co...

A popular Rwandan musician who has pleaded guilty to plotting attacks against the central African nation’s leaders should face life behind bars, a state prosecutor argued Monday. Kizito Mihigo has been on trial along with three co-accused on charges including…