Guest Contribution by Rudatinya Mbonyumutwa. All genocides are faced with their negation. The genocide perpetrated against the Hutus of Rwanda by the RPF (Rwandan Patriotic Front) of Paul Kagame, over more than a decade, since early 1991 is no exception to the rule. Yet denying a proven crime is not only an act of solidarity […]
Is the RPF Getting Back Into Politics?
The Republic of Rwanda was proclaimed on 28 January 1961. The republic was then confirmed later that year by a referendum on the 25th of September. During the 60 years of the republican regime, Rwanda has yet to fully enjoy true political life. Except for very brief and rare periods, this time is best characterized by […]
Rwanda: Denial of the Genocide against the Hutus
Mrs Victoire Ingabire a victim of bravery and resilience in Rwanda
On Saturday 13 June, the Rwanda investigation Bureau (RIB) carried out a search at the home of Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza, a political opponent of the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF), Rwanda’s ruling party. The aim of the search was to find evidence that Mrs Ingabire has links to armed groups. RIB’s spokesperson said the search was […]
The attack on President Habyarimana’s aircraft: 25 questions pointing towards Paul Kagame as guilty
“If it turns out that the RPF committed the attack, the history of the genocide must be rewritten (…), it will cast the RPF under a completely different light, because so far the RPF has been considered in the West both as the victims and saviours who stopped the genocide” This sentence, uttered by Carla […]
The Kizito Affair: A hunting tale as told by the hunted
Originally published in French by Clarisse A. Mukundente et Philibert Muzima On March 10, 2020, the NGO Global Campaign for Rwandans Human Rights published the first of a series of three documentaries entitled “Kizito Mihigo’s journey of the cross: from the explanation of death to death itself”, translated from the original titled in Kinyarwanda: “Inzira y’umusaraba […]
Talking about the crimes of the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) is not denying any genocide!
Footage from the conference of March 9, 2020 at the French Senate floor, now published in full. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UtVvQzhj2BI&list=PLAYdWiNiUsqdOpumOpzGayvoKCJUTLJIX The conference “Africa of the Great Lakes, 60 years of tragic instability” aimed to look back at the conflicts that has devastated the region from the early sixties to the present day. In view of the foreseen […]
Tutsi survivors calling out Paul KAGAME.
How is this possible? It all started with an open letter from Diane RWIGARA on July 15 In this letter, the former presidential candidate dares to call out Rwandan President Paul Kagame on extrajudicial killings that are currently raging in Rwanda as well as in the diaspora, and which are increasingly affecting Tutsi survivors of […]
Human Rights in Rwanda: Answer Mr. President!
External contribution: Opinion article submitted for publication by Steve Kabagema President Paul Kagame has once again been equal to himself by showing his contempt for human rights, which he violates when it comes to his people. In an interview broadcasted on France 24, involving President Paul Kagame and Neven Mimica, European Commissioner for Cooperation and […]
Has Rwanda addressed the root causes of a genocide?
This opinion piece was submitted by Teta Sineyase Introduction On the occasion of the 25thcommemoration of the genocide against the Tutsi, many Rwandans as well as citizens of the world in general have once again repeated “never again”. However, one wonders what is being done to prevent and avoid another genocide or another mass atrocity in […]
Rwanda : The link between stigma, hatred and genocide – Part 1
Opinion article submitted by Constance Mutimukeye “A lifetime of writing taught me to be wary of words. Those who appear to be the clearest are often the most treacherous. One of these false friends is precisely “identity”. We all think we know what that word means, and we continue to trust him even when, insidiously, […]