By Onesphore Sematumba

1. Who are the FDLR?

A shapeless entity, a “state within a state,” a phenomenon – there are a lot of descriptions in the Congo for the “Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda” (FDLR). Read the rest of this entry »

“Master and Slaves”: Daily life in the FDLR-controlled areas of Mwenga and neighbouring territories in South Kivu Read the rest of this entry »

THE FRIENDS OF EVIL: When NGOs support genocidaires

By Tom Ndahiro—–Copyright © Tom Ndahiro 2013 Read the rest of this entry »

Israel Charny rightly reminds us of a very important concept: personal interests can ultimately lead many people who are not initially bigoted or violent into participating in the actual commission of genocide. Read the rest of this entry »

The genocide against the Tutsi, which took place in Rwanda should not be allowed to happen elsewhere. Commenting on this genocide Boutros Ghali rightly said: “The world’s nations must not say that the challenge is too remote, or too dangerous, or that it fails to meet the criteria for action. It may seem better not to know. It may seem safer not to act. Read the rest of this entry »

In this chapter, I will focus on Juan Carrero Saralegui, the self-proclaimed seeker of justice.  He was mentioned early on, in this book, as the person, who financed the English, Spanish and Catalan translation Marie-Beatrice Umutesi’s book. Read the rest of this entry »

The “International Forum for the Truth and Justice in Africa of the Great Lakes Region” is another member of the civil society of “friends”. According to one part of their propaganda machinery, they are the ones behind a “Lawsuit filed at Spain’s national court against high-ranking officials of the state of Rwanda.”[1] Read the rest of this entry »