By Darius Sunray Murinzi
We are Africans. We are not Charlie.
Picture of Ba Ki-Moon, UN Secretary General, by Don’t Be Blind This Time
In Rwandan political parlance FDLR means Hutu [at some extent, it means simply Africans, because when the Rwandan president kills instinctively Tutsi and Hutu as documented by BBC TWO Rwanda Untold Story, he does not care about the identity of his victims – editor’s emphasis]. Anyone who disagrees with the Tutsi dominated RPF government is immediately accused of being FDLR. Some media outlets, even some famous individuals who support the RPF tend to imply in their speeches, that the word Hutu means killer.
Hutu refugees have been killed in Congo from 1996 up to now. Continue reading
These are mainly young Rwandan hutu orphans who are survivors of many raids of RPF funded militias operating in Eastern Congo. They live behind the lines of FDLR rebels under their protection against those attacks. They engage in daily prayers requesting divine protection of their forces.
The January 2nd, 2015 deadline has passed without the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR in its french acronym) completely disarming. That should have been expected if one considers that these rebels are protecting themselves and Hutu refugee populations surviving miserably in the areas they control. Continue reading
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Tagged AU, FDLR, ICGLR, Jakawa Kikwete, Joweri Museveni, Martin Kobler, MONUSCO, Paul Kagame, Russ Feingold, SADC, UN
When you end up in the military as a result of kidnapping or harassment, and not by personal conviction, it is difficult to be motivated to fight. This explains the ultimate defeat that Kagame will end up with sooner or later.
Lie to ME is a TV series which shows how one detects lies and liars. Among the techniques there is the analysis of the tone’s variations of the supposed liar and sometime the use of fake surprises or smiles in liars’ own statements. You are invited to test by yourself in the interview of Paul Kagame on Tuesday October 15th.
Though this reference was necessary, nobody ignores that the Rwandan president Paul Kagame lies as often as he breathes. And his government’s policies and public servants are guided by the same principles in terms of governance and the country’s relations with the rest of the world. Continue reading