Paul Kagame

Uganda's Museveni to seek re-election in his 30th year in office

 
KPFA Weekend News, 04.18.2015

Three presidents in the Great Lakes Region of Africa, Burundi's Nkurunziza, DR Congo's Kabila, and Rwanda's Kagame, are all doing their best to stay in office beyond constitutional term limits. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, however, doesn't have to overcome term limits because Uganda's Parliament abolished them in 2005. He has already announced that he will run again in 2016, his thirtieth year in office.
 

'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.


 

Belgium cuts 40 million Euro in aid to Rwanda


KPFA Weekend News, 12.21.2014

International argument over "Rwanda's Untold Story,” the BBC documentary that upends widely held belief about the Rwandan massacres of the 1990s, and discredits the authoritarian regime of President Paul Kagame, continues in the European, African, and U.S. press. Earlier this week, Belgium canceled 40 million Euro in development aid to Rwanda.
 

British officials were right at the front, with President Kagame, in this footage of the walk to the April 7 genocide memorial in Kigali, which was included in the BBC documentary 'Rwanda's Untold Story'.' The UK continues to be the biggest foreign donor to Rwanda.

 

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

Phil Taylor: ICTR celebrates 20 years of establishing impunity

The Taylor Report, on CIUT 89.5fm-Toronto, was for many years the only English language broadcast covering dissident history of the 1990 to 1994 war in Rwanda and the ICTR.

 

KPFA Weekend News, 11.15.2014

November 8th, 2014, was the 20th anniversary of the creation of the International Criminal Tribunal on Rwanda, and the court celebrated itself with a new legacy website and video tribute. CIUT-Ontario radio host Phil Taylor called the video contemptible self promotion and endorsement of Paul Kagame's military dictatorship in Rwanda. 


The International Criminal Tribunal on Rwanda indicted 93 Rwandan Hutus, and no Tutsis, for the 1994 massacres in Rwanda. The court never indicted anyone for the assassinations of the Rwandan and Burundian presidents that shattered Rwanda's fragile peace, and, by the court's own admission, started the slaughter.

 

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