RWANDA – DR CONGO: RWANDANS AND CONGOLESE TO BRING PRESIDENT PAUL KAGAME TO THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT (ICC)

PRESS  RELEASE.

Date : 06 August , 2012.

On 17 August 2012, Rwandans will be joined by Congolese  to formally  file  a complaint with the International Criminal Court, and demand  that the prosecutor  lay charges against President Paul Kagame and his accomplices  based on REPORTS OF THE GROUP OF EXPERTS SUBMITTED THROUGH THE SECURITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO RESOLUTION 1533 (2004) CONCERNING THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO [1], Report of the  DRC Mapping Exercise documenting the most serious violations of human rights and international humanitarian law committed within the territory of the DRC between March 1993 and June 2003 [2], and the  Addendum to the interim report of the Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of  Congo (S/2012/348) concerning violations of the arms embargo and sanctions regime by the Government of Rwanda.

We invite  Rwandans,  Congolese,  Africans, and  members of the international community to witness this  historical moment and to sign the  subsequent petition in front of the International Criminal Court Building, The Hague(Netherlands), from 11:00 to 14:00.

Thanks to the efforts of members of the civil society, JAMBO asbl, le Centre de Lutte contre l’Impunité et l’Injustice (CLIIR) and the Womens International Network for Democracy and Peace (RIFDP -Holland and Belgium).

JUSTICE SHALL PREVAIL !

 

COORDINATING COMMITTEE FDU-INKINGI                    RWANDA NATIONAL CONGRESS (RNC)

Interim Committee,

Coordinator                                                                                        Coordinator

Dr. Nkiko Nsengimana                                                                   Dr. Theogene Rudasingwa

Lausanne, Switzerland                                                                   Washington DC, USA

nkiko.nsengimana@bluewin.ch                                                 ngombwa@gmail.com