Daily Archives: June 14, 2012

Surviving the Slaughter: The Ordeal of a Rwandan Refugee in Zaire [now Democratic Republic of Congo]

By Marie Beatrice Umutesi

Writer of the book – ‘Surviving the Slaughter: The Ordeal of a Rwandan Refugee in Zaire.’

People live their tragic past in different ways. This was my reply to Jennifer Fierberg,  a friend journalist when she asked if I had written a publication about what I experienced during the dark years of 1990/94 even those after the Rwandan genocide.  Continue reading


UN Congo Committee Unlike Meece Discusses Rwanda, Set to Join UNSC

By Matthew Russell Lee, Exclusive

UNITED NATIONS, June 13 — As the UN Security Council’s Sanctions Committee on the Democratic Republic of the Congo met behind closed doors on Wednesday afternoon, sources told Inner City Press that unlike at DRC envoy Roger Meece’s superficial briefing, the topic of Rwanda supporting the Congolese mutineers was front and center. Continue reading