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Tutsi survivors calling out Paul KAGAME.

How is this possible? It all started with an open letter from Diane RWIGARA on July 15[1] 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 […]

Tutsi survivors calling out Paul KAGAME.
Gustave Mbonyumutwa, October 7, 2019

Rwanda : Samvura family, “25 years later, our wounds are still open”

25 years ago, the Samvura family lost 18 people, killed by soldiers of the Rwandan Patriotic Army (RPA). Théodore Mpatswenumugabo, the son of patriarch Samvura, tells us about the massacre that killed his family members. He also wishes to extend his testimony tribute to the other family members who died, direct or indirect victims of […]

Rwanda : Samvura family, “25 years later, our wounds are still open”
Constance Mutimukeye, October 1, 2019

Rwanda : My youth in the 1930 Prison from 1995 to 2005

Imagine that you are 18 years old, with your life ahead of you and your head full of dreams. Like the majority of Rwandans, you are in the aftermath of the genocide perpetrated against the Tutsis in 1994. You were almost killed during the genocide and now you are trying to rebuild your life. You […]

Rwanda : My youth in the 1930 Prison from 1995 to 2005
Constance Mutimukeye, August 24, 2019

Rwanda: “I would like my pain to be recognized”

On April 6, 1994, the plane carrying President Habyarimana was shot down over Kigali. On the morning of April 7, 1994, Pauline Kayitesi, who was in Poland, received a call from her father who was particularly worried and anxious. “There is chaos in the country, the President’s plane has just been shut down. It is […]

Rwanda: “I would like my pain to be recognized”
Ruhumuza Mbonyumutwa, April 16, 2019

Who was Anselme Mutuyimana, a political opponent assassinated in Rwanda?

On Saturday 09 March at midday, Victoire Ingabire, president of the Inkingi United Democratic Forces (UDF-Inkingi), announced on her social media accounts the murder of her right-hand man Anselme Mutuyimana. His body was found in Gishwati forest on March 09, he would have been killed in the night of 08 to 09 March. In this […]

Who was Anselme Mutuyimana, a political opponent assassinated in Rwanda?
Constance Mutimukeye, March 19, 2019

Rwanda: “which lesson have we learned?”

On this Saturday the 21st of April 2018, Jambonews met with Didier Niyibizi, 36, survivor of the atrocities committed against the Hutu in April 1994 by the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF). Didier is the oldest of a family of 5 children. Currently he lives with his wife and three children in Brussels. Didier recalls his childhood in […]

Rwanda: “which lesson have we learned?”
Ruhumuza Mbonyumutwa, May 2, 2018

ICTR acquitted persons seriously concerned over living conditions

In a letter addressed to the UN Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT), 8 persons acquitted from the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) address the hardships faced since their acquittals and demand to be united with their families. The signatories, among others Jerome Bicamumpaka, Gratien Kabiligi and Casimir Bizimungu, claim the ICTR has failed its responsibility […]

ICTR acquitted persons seriously concerned over living conditions
Ruhumuza Mbonyumutwa, May 12, 2016

Closing interview with the President of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) – Part II

December 14, 2015 marked the end of the judicial activity of the United Nations’ International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) as its Chamber delivered its last judgment. Prior to the closure of the Tribunal, Jambonews travelled to its headquarters in Arusha for an in-depth interview evaluating the work of the ICTR since its establishment in […]

Closing interview with the President of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) – Part II
Ruhumuza Mbonyumutwa, February 4, 2016

Kibeho 1995: a massacre forgotten in Rwanda’s 20-year history

In the dawn of the day of April 22nd, 1995, the Rwandan Patriotic Army (RPA) seized the moment to perpetuate one of the largest massacres in the history of the Rwandan tragedy in Kibeho camp, home to more than 100,000 internally displaced refugee. Kibeho, a small town in southern Rwanda near the city of Gikongoro, […]

Kibeho 1995: a massacre forgotten in Rwanda’s 20-year history
Norman ISHIMWE, April 22, 2015

Dutch Supreme Court rules against extradition of genocide suspects

On 27 November 2015, the Dutch Supreme Court in The Hague ruled against extraditing Jean-Baptiste Mugimba and Jean-Claude Iyamuremye to Rwanda affirming their right to a fair trial could not be guaranteed.  The decision of the court was based on the Additional Expert Report by former Dutch Public Prosecutor Martin Witteveen that was published in June this […]

Dutch Supreme Court rules against extradition of genocide suspects
Jambonews, April 4, 2015

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