FDLR condemns the arrest of singer and pianist Kizito Muhigo, his colleagues and other innocent Rwandans

To condemn the arrest of singer and pianist Kizito Muhigo, his colleagues and other innocent Rwandans being arrested on daily basis   The Democratic Front for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) is deeply concern by the Rwandan government led by Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) totalitarian behaviours, stripping it’s people of their basic rights, using terrorism tactics and arbitration for anyone… Read More

“The duty of the youth is to challenge corruption”

By Jennifer Fierberg Once again, President Kagame’s delusions have taken over common sensibility. The Rwandan Police published a press release today that a Reconciliation Activist, singer and RPF supporter, Kizito Mihigo, along with a demobilized soldier and Christian Radio station personality have been arrested for collaborating with the Rwandan National Congress as well as the FDLR. Their charges are treason… Read More

FDLR Press Release: Addressing false statements made on AfroAmerica Network

By: Jennifer Fierberg The FDLR remain a group that seeks to make itself understood to the region and the world at large. Googling this group will bring up many images and stories about the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda where just under one million Rwandans were savagely murdered. One can not think about Rwanda without remember this horrific event and even… Read More

“Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.”

By Jennifer Fierberg Foreign Policy is a complex labyrinth of balancing local needs with international interests. This act requires awareness of one’s population, needs of the community, financial and peaceful stability as well as serving the interests of the greater good.  These are all signs of a mature and aware politician. The key here is being able to look beyond… Read More

Rwanda’s incongruous response to Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete proposal for a political solution to the Congo crisis

By: Professor Charles Kambanda Edited by: Jennifer Fierberg The Addis Ababa Peace Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of Congo signed in February of this year highlighted that the UN intervention brigade meant to take on all armed groups in DRC must be backed by a politically sustainable strategy. At the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the… Read More

Forcibly displaced in South Kivu face a struggle to survive

14 March 2012 Some of the people forced to flee Shabunda wait for assistance in a neighbouring territory in South Kivu province. Survival is a challenge. BUNYAKIRI, Democratic Republic of the Congo, March 14 (2012) – Claudine* and her husband Pierre* fled their village in eastern Congo in early January and found shelter with thousands of others in Bunyakiri commune.… Read More