Posts Tagged ‘Democratic republic of Congo’

May 4, 2011

The trial against two men accused of masterminding atrocities in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has opened in Stuttgart. Never before has FDLR militia been made accountable for its crimes before a court. (more…)

By Andrew Mathis, Progressive Geopolitics Examiner–April 15th, 2011

Today’s San Francisco Bay View featured an interview with Peter Erlinder, who is the defense attorney for Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza, who is herself chair of the Unified Democratic Forces, a coalition of Rwandan citizens working since 2006 to challenge the régime of Paul Kagame. (more…)

By Tom Ndahiro

One of the world’s great under appreciated scandals is the role of Catholic Church officials in the Rwandan genocide of 1994, its bloody aftermath in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the continuing campaign to popularize a revisionist history of the genocide that would advance the malign agenda of those who actively believe that the ‘job is not complete.’ (more…)

Kigali, Feb 07, 2011 (The New Times/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX)

Rwandan fugitive, Patrick Karegyeya, is reported to be raising an armed force purportedly to help the Somali Transitional Federal Government (TFG), with funding from the United Nations (UN). (more…)

BY MAGNUS MAZIMPAKA–FRIDAY, 18 MARCH 2011

37 men accused of a spate of attacks across Rwanda are alleged FDLR agents (more…)

By Chris McGreal May 16, 2008

To the outside world it has become as known as Africa’s First World War with its foreign armies and invasions, and ceaseless killing and dying that seems to achieve nothing. (more…)

By Rose Gasibirege for ISN Insights 19 September 2008

In the last amendment of the May 2008 Rwandan Constitution, the correct designation of the 1994 tragedy of Rwanda is now called the “Tutsi’s Genocide.” This was done to confirm the historical truth for those who would deny the genocide, one of the worst crimes against humanity. (more…)