Sunday, October 17, 2010

KPFA News on Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza's October arrest

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Thursday, October 14, 2010

Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza arrested in Rwanda

Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza, leader of Rwanda's FDU-Inkingi coalition of opposition parties. 

Opposition leader Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza has been arrested in Rwanda, according to members of her FDU-Inkingi Coalition of Rwandan political parties, who also report that authorities have taken her to an undisclosed location.

In a press release sent at 5 a.m. Pacific Time, FDU-Inkingi Executive Secretary Sylvain Sibomana wrote: “After a week of siege without any explanation whatsoever, the police has just drifted in the house and arrested Ms. Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza, the Chair of FDU-Inkingi. She was taken immediately to the headquarters of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for unknown reasons. This arrest comes amid a climate of heavy political tension marked by wanton attacks against the democratic opposition.”

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Sunday, October 10, 2010

ICTR Lawyers: No International Justice for Congo

Human rights activists around the world have called for international justice and an end to impunity in the wake of the UN Mapping Report on Human Rights Abuse in the Democratic Republic of Congo, but  defense lawyers for the International Criminal Tribunal on Rwanda say that there is no reason to expect justice from an international criminal tribunal.

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Saturday, October 9, 2010

KPFA Radio News on Congo and International Justice, 10-09-2010

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