Will the world remain silent with Rwanda and Uganda in DR Congo again?

An interview with international criminal defense attorney and former law professor Peter Erlinder Ann Garrison While international attention is focused on the constitutional crisis in Burundi, Rwandan and Ugandan soldiers have again violated the territorial integrity of DR Congo by sending troops into the country. What are they up to? INTRODUCTION Rwandan and Ugandan troops have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo during the past two weeks, but reporting is scant and neither the U.S., the U.N. Security Council nor any other members of the international community have…

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Continued Political Oppression in Rwanda

By: Jennifer Fierberg, MSW Political oppression in not a new phenomenon in Rwanda and has been a part of the cultural fabric for decades. Unfortunately, this oppression has risen to another frightening level with news today out of Kigali, Rwanda of the disappearance of Sylvian Sibomana, the Secretary General of the FDU-Inkingi party.  The FDU-Inkingi published a press release today (below) stating how the incident occurred.  Sources close to Mr. Sibomana say he is a very outspoken opponent of the RPF and a supporter of Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza. He was…

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