Charles Kambanda

The voice of reason regarding Burundi


Dr. Charles Kambanda's essay, which was first posted to the Facebook forum Friends of Reason, brought reason to the discussion of presidential term limits in Burundi, which had been overwhelmed by propaganda and fearmongering about the renewal of ethnic violence between Hutus and Tutsis in the tiny East African nation. 
 

Victoire Ingabire's Third Christmas in Prison

KPFA Evening News, 12.25.2012

Rwandan opposition leader Victoire Ingabire spent her third Christmas behind bars on December 25th, 2012, in Kigali's 1930 Prison. Ingabire returned to her native Rwanda from the Netherlands in January 2010, to stand for the presidency against incumbent President Paul Kagame, but she was not allowed to run and was imprisoned on charge of terrorism, which she said were trumped up, and genocide ideology, meaning disagreement with the legally enforced history of the Rwanda Genocide.  The Rwandan Court sentenced her to eight years in prison, and on December 17th, her lawyers filed an appeal with the Rwandan Supreme Court.  Rwandan 

American Law Professor Charles Kambanda, s law professor at St. John's University in New York City, spoke to KPFA.

Rwandan opposition leader Victoire Ingabire, in a Rwandan court, wearing the pink prison uniform, and shaved head, of Rwandan prisoners.

 

Rwanda: Victoire Ingabire challenges legal enforcement of history

 

 

KPFA Weekend News:  March 18, 2012

Rwanda: Prosecution Stalls in Ingabire Trial

KPFA Weekend News, 09.18.2011

Ingabire on Trial, Kagame in France, Obama for Kagame Immunity in the U.S.

 

KPFA Weekend News, 09.10.2011

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