Posts Tagged ‘FDLR’

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). (more…)

“Master and Slaves”: Daily life in the FDLR-controlled areas of Mwenga and neighbouring territories in South Kivu (more…)

THE FRIENDS OF EVIL: When NGOs support genocidaires

By Tom Ndahiro—–Copyright © Tom Ndahiro 2013 (more…)

A sevenday sensitisation workshop on various government development programmes targeting ex-militias in Karongi District, ended with a call on participants to contribute towards national development. (more…)

James Karuhanga– May 6, 2011

Kigali — A top UN official has welcomed the trial, of two leaders of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) militia that kicked off Wednesday in a German court. (more…)

By Tom Ndahiro

Osama bin Laden is dead. The Americans who killed him are celebrating. President Barack Obama proclaimed “Justice is done”.  Indeed, Al Qaeda without its spiritual leader and founder is a victory to war against international terrorism.

Many terrorists and genocidaires in the African Great Lakes are still at large. But, at long last, two leaders of Rwandan Hutu extremists go on trial, in Germany, as the other one await trial by the International Criminal Court (ICC), a court based in Holland. (more…)

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…)