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 […]
Carine Kanimba: “In the name of my father, Paul Rusesabagina” – hero of the movie Hotel Rwanda
This Thursday 31 December 2020 marks 4 months to the day since Carine Kanimba, Paul Rusesabagina’s youngest daughter learned of her father’s detention in Rwanda “I was sleeping in Washington at my sister’s side and around 3-4am we were woken up during the night by various phone calls. We were sent photos of my father […]
Rwanda: Denial of the Genocide against the Hutus
Rwanda: “We want to know the fate of our disappeared loved ones” – Claudine Mukashema
On Sunday 30 August 2020, on the occasion of the International Day for the Victims of Enforced Disappearance, Jambonews met with Claudine Mukashema, a Belgian of Rwandan origin who for more than 22 years has been wondering about the fate of her father who disappeared in Rwanda. In a video sent to the editorial staff […]
Rwanda: Prison, torture, and forced disappearance: Venant Abayisenga is or would have been 31 years old today.
Born on 10 July 1989 in Rwanda, Venant Abayisenga is or would have been 31 years old on this 10 July 2020. He was barely a year old when war broke out in Rwanda on 1 October 1990, and he was a child throughout the years when the country was on turmoil. In 1995, at […]
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 […]
Rwanda: “Have we really embraced the path of Never Again”?
On April 6, 1994 at around 8:30 p.m., while it was descending on Kigali, the plane carrying Presidents Habyarimana and Ntaryamira was shot down over Kigali. The next day, as the RPF launched a general offensive on Rwanda, the genocide against the Tutsis began in areas controlled by the then government. On April 7 1994, […]
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 […]
Kizito Mihigo: “Rwanda reconciled by Christ”.
“If I had to choose a name for myself, and that name should signify what I am, or what I would like to be from the bottom of my heart, my name would be “Rwanda reconciled by Christ” Kizito Mihigo, March 2015. It is in 2011 that the man whom France24 calls “the apostle of Rwandan reconciliation” settled in […]
Rwanda : Trial of Journalist Phocas Ndayizera
On Tuesday, November 19, 2019, the trial of journalist Phocas Ndayizera and his 12 co-accused began. The trial that should have started on September 18 was already postponed twice. At the beginning of the hearing, when the judge asked the accused if they acknowledged the facts alleged against them, they pleaded not guilty, thus retracting […]