The Rwanda People’s Party Mourns President Nelson Mandela, a Global Peace Icon

On 05th of December 2013, the world heard with sadness news that South Africa, and Africa as a whole, lost its greatest son, President Nelson Mandela. President Mandela will always be a giant icon for peace, unity and reconciliation. He helped drag South Africa from the shackles of racist apartheid and pushed it onto a path of peace and reconciliation. Despite decades in captivity and persistent persecution he endured at the hands of white minority rule, Mandela’s spirit and determination never wavered. He saw the South Africa he was born…

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Celebrating the 23rd Rwanda’s Heroes Day

By: John Karuranga, Rwanda Peoples Party Sweden, Malmö,  01st October 2013 Our Ref: CMH-D/23A/RPP4099/1O/13/JVK-RHD/1 Ref:  We join the Rwandan people and friends of Rwanda to celebrate the 23rd Rwanda Martyrs and Heroes’ Day. Fellow Rwandan and friends of Rwanda, in October of each year, we remember the gallantry and patriotism of all Rwandan who committed their lives to our people’s liberty and welfare. Our martyrs and heroes fought a long battle. They confronted the injustice, oppression, abuse of power and discrimination that had been melted out on the Rwandan people…

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Terrorist Attack in Kenya’s Westgate Mall

By: Jennifer Fierberg On Saturday September 21st, 2013 Kenya experienced a horrific terrorist attack at Westgate Mall. Terrorists stormed into the shopping center and began shooting. There has been much speculation and various statements as to who is responsible and why but with the situation still ongoing there are no absolutes yet. Sadly, 79 people have been confirmed dead and over 150 injured.  Terrifying images have been published in worldwide newspapers including one that lead to the firing of an editor.  Kenyan Defense Forces has reported that, “Most of the…

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Rwanda Peoples Party seeks assistance from Museveni of Uganda

 The Rwanda People Party (RPP) has written a letter to Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni seeking to gain his influence with President Paul Kagame of Rwanda in order to gain peace talks with opposition groups in the diaspora. The resilient and beautiful people of Rwanda deserve to be aware of all activities that opposition groups are engaging in. The letter is in full below: Your Excellency President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni As you are aware, our country went through a traumatic and unprecedented period of genocide during which almost one million people…

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RPP: THE REMEMBRANCE OF THE 18TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE RWANDAN GENOCIDE

Gothenburg, Sweden, 2012/04/07 Our ref: RPP/01/18ARG/R01/2105/JVK/07A12-GS   Fellow Rwandan and friends of Rwanda today is 18 years since the 1994 genocide that visited our country and people. This is not a week for a political statement but for the Rwandan people to display unreservedly their unified strong stand in denouncing the grim horror of the 90 days of relentless and inexorable attacks and assaults that was inflicted on our country and people. One million people, all innocent, the defenseless and downtrodden were brutally murdered by the government that was supposed…

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Rwanda: Peaceful change is not dangerous

In an interview conducted with John V. Karuranga, President of the Rwanda Peoples Party, who lives in exile he expresses his current concerns for Rwanda and his vision of a peaceful and prosperous nation. JF: Did the interview you recently did with a local online news outlet in Rwanda reach the intended audience and what was the reaction? Yes, it reached the audience of the Rwandan government that we had been seeking all along. For example, the Rwandan Government recognized the existence of our party, the Rwanda Peoples Party, and…

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Rwanda Peoples Party congratulates Vladimir Putin

Vaxjo, Sweden, 05/03/2012 Ref: RPP/CE/VP-01/1743/MCM/RF12/05/JVK-VP03 H.E. President, Vladimir Putin                                                                                                                                                                  …

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Let us not become complicit in the continued political rape of the Rwandan People

President Jared L. CohonPresident, Carnegie Melon University5000 Forbes Avenue,Pittsburgh, PA 15213 RE: RPP/CRP-1/4551/10/JLC/JK/01/11/CMURPLondon, 12 October 2011 Dear President Cohon: Ref: CMU-Rwanda Partnership I write to you on behalf my party, the Rwanda People’s Party that has been fighting for a peaceful, democratic and non-violent change in Rwanda since May 2010. The RPP is the voice of the most disadvantaged Rwandans whose voices cannot be heard because they can’t speak for themselves. These are the innocent, the defenseless and the downtrodden Rwandan. Mr. President, in our on-going tireless in search of…

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The Establishment of the RPP in the UK left President Kagame in Political Limbo

By: Jennifer Fierberg, MSW The Rwanda Peoples Party-IMVURA (RPP-I) recently celebrated their one year anniversary as a political party vying for peaceful change in Rwanda. John Karuranga has been at the helm of the party since its inception and through his vision the party is moving forward and strongly requesting peace talks with Rwandan President Paul Kagame in order for the people of Rwanda to live in a peaceful and equal society where each voice is heard no matter their ethnicity. In an interview from London, UK, Mr. Karuranga spoke…

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