Kambale Musavuli

Occupy Wall Street and D.R. Congo









Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo ​​WBAI Talk Back, on the post-election political crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Occupy Wall Street, and international solidarity, 12.21.2011:

Occupy Wall Street emerged in September 2011 as a movement against growing income and resource inequality. Can it find a way to stand with the people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, who have the lowest standard of living in the world, and the greatest number of war dead in any sustained conflict since World War II?

WBAI AfrobeatRadio host Wuyi Jacobs spoke to Kambale Musavuli and Bodia Macharia of Friends of the Congo, New York City and Toronto chapters respectively, Nita Evele of the Washington D.C.-based Congo Coalition, Jacques Bahati of the Washington D.C.-based Africa Faith and Justice Network, independent journalist Ann Garrison, Stanford Says No to War Founder, Occupy activist and writer Adam Hudson, and William Mitchell Law Professor, former National Lawyers' Guild President and international criminal defense attorney Peter Erlinder.

Kagame keynote at a genocide conference? A Rwanda Genocide survivor responds on KPFA


Claude Gatebuke, Rwanda Genocide Survivor, Speaker for Friends of the Congo, and University of Memphis Law Student

"At Sacramento State University, Kagame will be speaking and the truth will be turned on its head by having a genocide perpetrator speak about genocide denial and genocide prevention."  -Claude Gatebuke, Rwanda Genocide survivor

KPFA Morning Mix, 11.02.2011: Minister of Information JR Valrey talks to Rwanda Genocide survivor Claude Gatebuke on the morning before Rwandan President Paul Kagame's scheduled appearance at the THIRD INTERNATIONAL GENOCIDE CONFERENCE, Negationism, Revisionism, Survivors' Testimonies, Eyewitness Accounts, Justice and Memory, at Sacramento State University, in Sacramento,California.   

KPFA Morning Mix, Block Report Radio Host, San Francisco Bay View Associate Editor, and Minister of Information JR Valrey. As it turned out, President Kagame did not appear in person.  He made his remarks, instead, from a Youtube post projected on an auditorium screen.  For further information, see His Academic Excellency Paul Kagame at Sacramento State University?Rwanda’s Kagame, keynote speaker at a Sac State genocide conference?Rwandan president’s visit to Sac State met with criticism, and Rwandan president spoke at Sac State via YouTube.

African Faith and Justice Network's Jacques Bahati, Rwanda Genocide Survivor and University of Memphis Law Student Claude Gatebuke, and Friends of the Congo Student Coordinator Kambale Musavuli at the Capitol Hill Briefing on the UN Mapping Report on Human Rights Abuse in the Congo, 1993 - 2003, on March 2, 2011. Photo: Arrian Lewis





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