APRIL 18, 2013  Kigali  April 17 2013 Mrs Ingabire appeals to the Supreme Court to quash the sentence passed by the High Court because it was based on matters that were not brought before the court by the Prosecution.  On Wednesday 17th April 2013 Mrs Ingabire Umuhoza, made submission to the Supreme Court, asking the Supreme Court to quash the… Read More

Victoire Ingabire spends her third Christmas behind bars

 Report by Ann Garrison of San Franciso Bay View Transcript: KPFA Evening News, broadcast Dec. 25, 2012 KPFA Evening News Anchor Anthony Fest: And this is KPFA, 94.1 Berkeley, KPFA, 89.3 Berkeley and KFCF, 88.1 Fresno, Pacifica Radio for Northern and Central California. This program is the Evening News. I’m Anthony Fest. KPFA’s Ann Garrison spoke to Rwandan American Charles… Read More

Rwandan Youth and political commitment

 On the 10th of November Alice Muhirwa, a young Rwandan lady, was awarded the annual prize of Jeunesse engagée (Committed Youth). This prize was given by the Canadian section of the International Network of Women for Democracy and Peace (RifDP) and is distributed to young people who, through their actions and commitment, have contributed greatly to peace and democracy. This… Read More

Has torture ever been a secret in Rwanda?

 By: Jennifer Fierberg Another damming report has been released about Rwanda. Amnesty International published a report on October 8, 2012 condemning the “unlawful detention and torture by military intelligence” and urging Rwanda to investigate such findings.  The report “Shrouded in Secrecy” is based on seven research visits to Rwanda between September 2010 and June 2012.  Amnesty International conducted over 70… Read More

Rwanda: 3 opponents in prison, nominated for the Sakharov Prize of the European Parliament 2012

Three opponents of the RPF regime currently in power in Rwanda were nominated this Thursday, September 13, 2012 by 42 MEPs for the prestigious Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought 2012 of the European Parliament. Umuhoza Victoire Ingabire, Bernard Ntaganda and Deogratias Mushyayidi, all three are currently imprisoned in Kigali and should know the result around 10 December. Created in… Read More


Press Release: Call to action from the International Community and Friends of Rwanda Defense witness Colonel Michel Habimana who revealed yesterday that the terror case against the opposition leader Ingabire was trumped up by intelligence services in order to stifle her political ambitions, is under heavy intimidation and threats in order to change his story. The State machinery has embarked… Read More