Paul Kagame: A General without Generals

On January 17th, 2012 four generals were arrested in Rwanda and placed under house arrest. Much speculation has been raised as to the reason for their arrest and detainment. The Government of Rwanda stated the following reason as to their arrests, “According to the official statement of the military authorities, the four senior officers stand accused of having had illegal... Read More


RWANDA NATIONAL CONGRESS PRESS RELEASE December 5, 2011 On Friday 2nd December 2011, Andrew Bagala of the Monitor Newspaper in Uganda reported that the editor of Rwanda’s Inyenyeri news Charles Ingabire who had sought refuge in Uganda for political reasons was shot dead at a Kampala pub. Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson Mr Ibin Ssenkumbi confirmed the murder. On Sunday 4th… Read More

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… Read More

“We don’t need to Destroy to Rebuild”

By: Jennifer Fierberg On September 16, 2011 the Rwandan National Congress (RNC) and the Forces Démocratique Unifiées- United Democratic Forces (FDU-INKINGI) held their first joint meeting in Washington D.C. The meeting was attended by approximately 30 Friends of Rwanda representing various countries and political parties. Spearheading was Dr. Theogene Rudasinwa, former Ambassador to the US from Rwanda under President Kagame,… Read More