Victoire Ingabire

UK Foreign Office calls on Rwanda to restore BBC Gahuza

KPFA News, 03.15.2015

The UK Foreign Office called on the Rwandan government to lift the ban on its BBC broadcast in the language of Rwanda and Burundi in Rwanda. The government banned the native language broadcast after the BBC broadcast "Rwanda's Untold Story," a documentary which upends conventional belief about the Rwandan massacres of 1994 and the government in Rwanda today. 

Global strategy webcast to free Victoire Ingabire


KPFA Weekend News, 02.01.2015

On January 31st, Friends of Victoire hosted an international webcast to strategize about how to free Rwandan political prisoner Victoire Ingabire. Participants included:

- Mr. Freddy Usabuwera: Friends of Victoire - Canada branch (Quebec) 
- Ms. Marie Lyse Numuhoza: Friends of Victoire - Chairwoman (UK)
- Ms. Perpetue Muramutse: International Network of Women for Democracy and Peace (RifDP)
- Mr. Claude Gatebuke: President of African Great Lakes Action Network (Tennessee)  
- Ms. Anneke Verbraeken: Dutch independent and investigative journalist (Holland)
- Ms. Ann Garrison: Independent journalist (USA)

After the webcast, I filed this report for KPFA Radio.  

'Friends of Victoire' launched to free Rwandan political prisoner Victoire Ingabire

KPFA Weekend News, broadcast 01.17.2015
Friends of Victoire has launched in England, France, Belgium, and Canada, and invited all peaceloving people to join them to free Victoire Ingabire and bring peace to the Great Lakes Region of Africa.


Rwandans protest Dutch support for Kagame dictatorship

Pacifica Evening News, 11.28.2014

Rwandans in The Netherlands protested the country's support for the dictatorship of Rwandan President Paul Kagame, and the extradition of Rwandans at the dictator's request

Victoire Ingabire at the African Court on Human and People's Rights

KPFA Weekend News, 10.26.2014 

Rwandan political prisoner Victoire Ingabire has filed an appeal to the African Court of Human and People's Rights in Arusha, Tanzania.

The Womens International Network for Democracy and Peace demonstrated in Brussels for the freedom of Rwandan political prisoner Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza in January 2014, after the Rwandan Supreme Court increased her sentence from 8 to 15 years.



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