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CONDEMNATION OF THE VICIOUS ATTACK ON THE CEO OF HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH BY RWANDAN PARLIAMENT

The Rwandan political opposition party, FDU-Inkingi, condemns in the strongest terms possible the vicious personal attack on the Chief Executive officer of Human Rights Watch (HRW), Kenneth Roth, by the Rwandan parliament, something that depicts the depravity of the political system in Rwanda. It is sad and pathetic for a parliament and a national human rights commission to help cover up human abuses by the Executive and for “Honourable” members of parliament to use abusive language against ...

RWANDA : THE SENTENCE OF THE FDU-INKINGI LEADERS IN THEIR TRIAL IN APPEAL FOR PROVISIONAL RELEASE WAS DELIVERED IN THE ABSENCE OF DIPLOMATIC REPRESENTATIONS, THE MEDIA, AND HUMAN RIGHTS OBSERVERS.

PRESS RELEASE

 

Away from diplomatic representations, the media and human rights observers, in an empty room, on October 24, 2017, the judge of the Court of Appeal in Kigali, Rwanda, decided to keep in custody 7 members of FDU-Inkingi. They includes the First Vice-President, Boniface Twagirimana, and his colleagues: Fabien Twagirayezu, Gasengayire Léonille, Gratien Nsabiyaremye, ...

P5 PLATEFORM CALLS TO END GENERAL PAUL KAGAME IMPUNITY: RWANDAN REGIME BLOCKS UN SCRUTINY OVER ITS PRACTICE OF TORTURE.

PRESS RELEASE 011/2017

 

P5-Plateform would like to call on the UN to condemn publicly practice torture in Rwanda and to come out to put pressure on the Rwanda government to respect international conventions that ...

RWANDA: PROSECUTION WITNESS IN THE CASE AGAINST FDU-INKINGI LEADERSHIP HAS CONFESSED THAT HIS EVIDENCE WAS EXTRACTED UNDER TORTURE

PRESS RELEASE

It has now become a tradition for the ruling party RPF to get government critics arrested and detained arbitrarily and then paraded before the Rwandan courts, which are completely subservient to the RPF dictatorship, to be accused of forming armed groups to overthrow its dictatorship.

On 17/10/2017, the leaders of the FDU-Inkingi arrested on the 6th September 2017, and whose case is still in progress, have not escaped this rule. Stratagem ...

Rwanda: Appeal for an end to relentless persecution of FDU-Inkingi members: case of Anselme Mutuyimana.


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The FDU-Inkingi political party opposed to the repressive regime of President Paul Kagame ...

RWANDA: NEPHEW OF MISS GASENGAYIRE ARRESTED AS THE WITCH HUNT FOR FDU-INKINGI LEADERSHIP RUNS AMOK

PRESS RELEASE

 

We have learnt from reliable sources that a nephew of Miss Leonille Gasengayire, Mr Theoneste Dusengimana of Kivumu sector, Rutsiro district was arrested yesterday and taken to Kivumu police station. He is waiting to be transferred to Kayove Police station. We are afraid that the witch hunt may extend to all relatives and friends of the FDU-Inkingi leaders who have been arrested and call for all peace-loving people ...

Rwanda : CALL TO SAVE THE LIFE OF MR THEOPHILE NTIRUTWA

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The FDU-INKINGI opposition party urges the Rwandan Government to say whereabouts of Théophile Ntirutwa. The government security services have not been able to inform his family, his lawyer or his party where he is since his arrest a week ago.

CALL FOR AN END TO TERROR UNLEASHED ON MEMBERS OF FDU-INKINGI BY RWANDA’S SECURITY SERVICES

PRESS RELEASE

 

The FDU-inkingi would like to make an appeal to all peace-loving people, institutions and governments to rein on the government of President Kagame to release its members detained on trumped up charges. We call for the respect of the minimum standards for the treatment of detainees particularly regarding access to their families and to food. So far families have not been able to see their loved ones and to bring them food. They are handcuffed ...

Rwanda: THE ARREST OF FORMER PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFUL Ms DIANE RWIGARA , FDU-INKINGI AND PDP-IMANZI MEMBERS, KICKS OFF THE POLITICAL PROGRAME OF PRESIDENT KAGAME 3RD TERM.

During the swearing in ceremony of the new cabinet on Thursday August 31, 2017 President Kagame gave, in a veiled language, instructions to the Minister of Justice to prosecute former presidential hopeful Diane Rwigara when he stated that all those who embezzle public money should be prosecuted and that “those who were presidential candidates and lost do not enjoy immunity from prosecution”, intimating to him: “you know what I mean”.

Indeed, two days ago, the police ...

RWANDA: THE FDU-INKINGI OFFICES IN KIGALI ARE UNDER SIEGE

PRESS RELEASE

We have just learnt from reliable sources, that the police raided the FDU-Inkingi headquarters in Kigali and handcuffed all those who were present including:

1. Boniface Twagirimana: First Vice-President;

2. Fabien Twagirayezu responsible for mobilization;

3. Gasengayire Léonille: Assistant Treasurer;

4. Alphonse: Employee;

5. Julien: security guard.

They are currently under intense interrogation.

At the same ...

RWANDA: OPPOSITION PLATFORM STRONGLY CONDEMNS THE POLICE HARASSMENT OF MISS DIANE RWIGARA AND HER FAMILY.

PRESS RELEASE  n. 008/2017

 

The Rwandan political opposition platform composed of political organisations Amahoro PC, FDU – Inkingi, PDP – Imanzi, PS –Imberakuri and Rwanda National Congress‐ RNC would like to condemn in the strongest terms the raid of the family house of Ms Diane and her family members and taking them to an unknown location.  The family was not given the ...

Election results in Rwanda mark the darkest day for Rwandans

Press Release

 

While Rwandans and the world expected the North Korean style election results in Rwanda, their announcement is foreboding.  It means a continued repression of Rwandans inside and across borders as well as regional destabilisation. What in store for Rwandans are “arbitrary or unlawful killings; torture; harassment, arrest, and abuse of political opponents, human rights advocates, and individuals perceived to pose a threat to government control and social ...

Rwanda: The entrenchment of President Kagame in power is a threat to peace and security in the Great Lakes Region – P5 Open letter to Chair UNSC

Open letter to Chair Security Council

 

H E Ambassador Abdellatif Aboulatta

President of the Security Council

P304 East 44th Street - New York, N.Y 10017

egypt@un.int

5th August 2017

 

The entrenchment of President Kagame in power is a threat to peace and ...

Rwanda : President Kagame Campaign Rally Claims Victims in Gitarama

Press Release

The Unified Democratic Forces (FDU-Inkingi) have learnt with great concern allegations of arrests of people who do not attend public rallies to sing the praises of the incumbent President Paul Kagame.

(Français) LES RWANDAIS FETENT 55 ANS D’INDEPENDENCE DANS LA PLUS GRANDE PRECARITE

Chères Rwandaises, Chers Rwandais, amis du Rwanda,

Le 01 juillet 1962, fut une date inoubliable dans le cœur des Rwandais, car, elle marquait le recouvrement de la liberté en mettant fin à plus de sept décennies de colonisation et de mise sous tutelle.

Cette indépendance intervenait aussi dans le sillon de l’installation de la République, proclamée le 28 janvier 1961, ...

Rwanda: General Paul Kagame designated “against his will!” as a candidate of the RPF Inkotanyi during the August presidential election

Au lendemain du plébiscite du Général Paul Kagame comme candidat du FPR-Inkotanyi lors de l’élection présidentielle d’août prochain, les FDU-Inkingi, parti d’opposition au régime en place à Kigali, ont l’honneur d’adresser à la communauté rwandaise et internationale les observations ci-après :

Le Général Paul Kagame feint de regretter qu’il doive se représenter ...