Posts Tagged ‘DRC’

By James Karuhanga

KIGALI – Regional security chiefs, representing the Economic Community of Great Lakes Countries (CEPGL), have disclosed that Rwandan fugitives, Kayumba Nyamwasa and Patrick Karegyeya, have formed a new armed group based in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), with the aim of destabilizing the region. (more…)

By Madalena Elena Nan–OCTOBER 4, 2010

“The Contracting Parties confirm that genocide, whether committed in time of peace or in time of war, is a crime under international law which they undertake to prevent and to punish.” (more…)

By FREDERICK GOLOOBA-MUTEBI

On the night of Friday January 21, Rwandans and Rwanda watchers went to bed with a momentous piece of news: Exiled dissidents Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa, Patrick Karegyeya, Theogene Rudasingwa and Gerald Gahima, had formed a rebel group to fight the Kagame government. (more…)

The leaked report accuses Rwanda’s leadership of mass murdering Hutu refugees in Congo. Once seen as heroes for ending the 1994 genocide – they’re now billed as villains. But oversimplified claims don’t serve justice, and may have dangerous consequences for regional progress. (more…)

By Eric Kagabo

The UNHCHR mapping report that was “leaked” to the public is among the many dirty tactics that have been used against Rwandans over the last two decades or so. (more…)

By: Mary Braid

Wednesday, 3 March 1999

THE HUTU rebels’ trademark is death by machete. Five years ago the same murderous militiamen were raping, hacking and bludgeoning their way across Rwanda, at the vanguard of the genocide in which at least 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus died. (more…)