24 Feb 2013

My Turn: In the Rwanda trial, endless lies


My Turn: In the Rwanda trial, endless lies

Members of the Rwandan community living in New Hampshire are disturbed by endless lies told during the trial of Beatrice Munyenyezi. Those of us who know her best and who understand her detractors' motives would like to make the following statement to Americans and other individuals who struggle for peace and justice in the Great Lakes of Africa:
Munyenyezi is the wife of Shalom Ntahobali, who is detained at the International Criminal Tribunal in Arusha, Tanzania, and also a mother of three teenage girls. She was found guilty Thursday of not disclosing to U.S. immigration officials her past role in the MRND, a political party that was in control during the genocide that took place in Rwanda in 1994.
According to charges brought against her, the fact that one belonged to the MRND is the highest crime. Once admitted to, one should be excluded from becoming a U.S. citizen. However, Rwanda in 1994 was run by a coalition government of five political parties: MRND, MDR, PSD, PL and PDC. In other words, prior to April 1994, the MRND was not the only party governing the country; moreover, at the time of the 1994 genocide the prime minister was a member of the MDR.
The Rwandan community is concerned that selected witnesses who appeared in Munyenyezi's trial were trained to lie by the Rwandan government through an organization known as "Ibuka" or "Remember." Since her husband and mother-in-law are on trial at the ICTR, their mission was to link her to criminal acts committed against Tutsis, so she could be found guilty by association.
What went on in the federal courtroom in Concord was an attempt at the manipulation of the facts by the Tutsi-led government of Rwanda.
They are exploiting respected institutions of the United States: its justice system and its immigration and naturalization service.

In Rwanda before April 6, 1994, each major political party had its own militia. MRND had Interahamwe; MDR had Inkuba; and PSD had Abakombozi. On April 6, the plane carrying the president of Rwanda and the president of Burundi (both Hutu) was shot down as it approached Kigali International Airport. The militias then formed an alliance to counter the Rwandan Patriotic Front, a political and military organization whose members were mostly Tutsi and operated out of Ugandan military bases.
To keep out the truth about the origins of the Rwandan genocide, the Kigali regime continues to use all possible means, such as national and international justice institutions, to track down, demonize and harass Rwandan asylum seekers. Some of these people who do not support President Paul Kagame's tyranny are accused and charged with genocide or embezzlement. Some who are not directly accused of genocide have had their family members in jail and their properties confiscated by the government in Rwanda.
The untold story is that Munyenyezi used her own house to keep safe the Tutsi girls of a famous Butare businessman whose name is Bihira. Why were these girls not called in to testify? When the RPF took Butare, Munyenyezi and her family left the city, and the girls stayed in the house with everything in it so they could survive for a as long as they were there.
How then could she hate or call to kill Tutsis while she harbored them in her house?
During the trial these girls were forced to come to the United States to testify against, her but while here they changed their minds and returned without testifying.
The Rwandan community supports the rule of law. However the U.S. justice system should not be used to intimidate asylum seekers opposed to the Kigali regime.
Munyenyezi's case is not a unique in the United States. There have been other cases engineered by the Kigali regime. Lazzare Kobagaya was taken to court in Kansas. Valens Kajeguhakwa, a Tutsi businessaman, was tried in Florida. Pierre Celestin Rwigema, the former prime minister, was subjected to a trial in Michigan. They were all acquitted by the U.S. courts.
The Kigali regime has used all kinds of strategies to control the proceedings of the ICTR and to make it the tribunal of the victor. Such strategies should not be allowed by the U.S. justice system. Despite those strategies, most Cabinet ministers detained by the ICTR were found not guilty.
We, the members of the Rwandan community living in New Hampshire, support the Department of Homeland Security efforts to remove criminals from the United States.
At the same time we are asking the American government not to bow to manipulative demands made by foreign countries from which the asylum seekers have fled.
(Nathan Ndajeh lives in Manchester.)

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United Kingdom's Proxy Wars in Africa: The Case of Rwanda and DR Congo:

The Rwandan genocide and 6,000,000 Congolese and Hutu refugees killed are the culminating point of a long UK’s battle to expand their influence to the African Great Lakes Region. UK supported Kagame’s guerrilla war by providing military support and money. The UK refused to intervene in Rwanda during the genocide to allow Kagame to take power by military means that triggered the genocide. Kagame’s fighters and their families were on the Ugandan payroll paid by UK budget support.


· 4 Heads of State assassinated in the francophone African Great Lakes Region.
· 2,000,000 people died in Hutu and Tutsi genocides in Rwanda, Burundi and RD.Congo.
· 600,000 Hutu refugees killed in R.D.Congo, Uganda, Central African Republic and Rep of Congo.
· 6,000,000 Congolese dead.
· 8,000,000 internal displaced people in Rwanda, Burundi and DR. Congo.
· 500,000 permanent Rwandan and Burundian Hutu refugees, and Congolese refugees around the world.
· English language expansion to Rwanda to replace the French language.
· 20,000 Kagame’s fighters paid salaries from the British Budget Support from 1986 to present.
· £500,000 of British taxpayer’s money paid, so far, to Kagame and his cronies through the budget support, SWAPs, Tutsi-dominated parliament, consultancy, British and Tutsi-owned NGOs.
· Kagame has paid back the British aid received to invade Rwanda and to strengthen his political power by joining the East African Community together with Burundi, joining the Commonwealth, imposing the English Language to Rwandans to replace the French language; helping the British to establish businesses and to access to jobs in Rwanda, and to exploit minerals in D.R.Congo.



Thousands of Hutu murdered by Kagame inside Rwanda, e.g. Kibeho massacres

Thousands of Hutu murdered by Kagame inside Rwanda, e.g. Kibeho massacres
Kagame killed 200,000 Hutus from all regions of the country, the elderly and children who were left by their relatives, the disabled were burned alive. Other thousands of people were killed in several camps of displaced persons including Kibeho camp. All these war crimes remain unpunished.The British news reporters were accompanying Kagame’s fighters on day-by-day basis and witnessed these massacres, but they never reported on this.

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25,000 Hutu bodies floated down River Akagera into Lake Victoria in Uganda.

25,000  Hutu bodies  floated down River Akagera into Lake Victoria in Uganda.
The British irrational, extremist, partisan,biased, one-sided media and politicians have disregarded Kagame war crimes e.g. the Kibeho camp massacres, massacres of innocents Hutu refugees in DR. Congo. The British media have been supporting Kagame since he invaded Rwanda by organising the propaganda against the French over the Rwandan genocide, suppressing the truth about the genocide and promoting the impunity of Kagame and his cronies in the African Great Lakes Region. For the British, Rwanda does not need democracy, Rwanda is the African Israel; and Kagame and his guerilla fighters are heroes.The extremist British news reporters including Fergal Keane, Chris Simpson, Chris McGreal, Mark Doyle, etc. continue to hate the Hutus communities and to polarise the Rwandan society.

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Kagame political ambitions triggered the genocide.

Kagame  political  ambitions triggered the genocide.
Kagame’s guerrilla war was aimed at accessing to power at any cost. He rejected all attempts and advice that could stop his military adventures including the cease-fire, political negotiations and cohabitation, and UN peacekeeping interventions. He ignored all warnings that could have helped him to manage the war without tragic consequences. Either you supported Kagame’ s wars and you are now his friend, or you were against his wars and you are his enemy. Therefore, Kagame as the Rwandan strong man now, you have to apologise to him for having been against his war and condemned his war crimes, or accept to be labelled as having been involved in the genocide. All key Kagame’s fighters who committed war crimes and crimes against humanity are the ones who hold key positions in Rwandan army and government for the last 15 years. They continue to be supported and advised by the British including Tony Blair, Andrew Mitchell MP, and the British army senior officials.

Aid that kills: The British Budget Support financed Museveni and Kagame’s wars in Rwanda and DRC.

Aid that kills: The British Budget Support  financed Museveni and Kagame’s wars in Rwanda and DRC.
Genocide propaganda and fabrications are used by the so-called British scholars, news reporters and investigative journalists to promote their CVs and to get income out of the genocide through the selling of their books, providing testimonies against the French, access to consultancy contracts from the UN and Kagame, and participation in conferences and lectures in Rwanda, UK and internationally about genocide. Genocide propaganda has become a lucrative business for Kagame and the British. Anyone who condemned or did not support Kagame’s war is now in jail in Rwanda under the gacaca courts system suuported by British tax payer's money, or his/she is on arrest warrant if he/she managed to flee the Kagame’s regime. Others have fled the country and are still fleeing now. Many others Rwandans are being persecuted in their own country. Kagame is waiting indefinitely for the apologies from other players who warn him or who wanted to help to ensure that political negotiations take place between Kagame and the former government he was fighting against. Britain continues to supply foreign aid to Kagame and his cronies with media reports highlighting economic successes of Rwanda. Such reports are flawed and are aimed at misleading the British public to justify the use of British taxpayers’ money. Kagame and his cronies continue to milk British taxpayers’ money under the British budget support. This started from 1986 through the British budget support to Uganda until now.

Dictator Kagame: No remorse for his unwise actions and ambitions that led to the Rwandan genocide.

Dictator Kagame: No remorse for his unwise actions and ambitions that led to the  Rwandan genocide.
No apologies yet to the Rwandan people. The assassination of President Juvenal Habyarimana by Kagame was the only gateway for Kagame to access power in Rwanda. The British media, politicians, and the so-called British scholars took the role of obstructing the search for the truth and justice; and of denying this assassination on behalf of General Kagame. General Paul Kagame has been obliging the whole world to apologise for his mistakes and war crimes. The UK’s way to apologise has been pumping massive aid into Rwanda's crony government and parliement; and supporting Kagame though media campaigns.

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Fanatical, partisan, suspicious, childish and fawning relations between UK and Kagame
Kagame receives the British massive aid through the budget support, British excessive consultancy, sector wide programmes, the Tutsi-dominated parliament, British and Tutsi-owned NGOs; for political, economic and English language expansion to Rwanda. The British aid to Rwanda is not for all Rwandans. It is for Kagame himself and his Tutsi cronies.

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Venerating Kagame: The UK celebrate the expansion of their influence to Rwanda

Venerating Kagame: The UK celebrate the expansion of their influence to Rwanda
As planned by Kagame before he took power, all French related institutions (businesses,NGOs, schools, RFI, cultural centres) are banned and expelled from Rwanda and replaced by the British ones.The French language is banned in education, administration and businesses, and is replaced by the English language. All public and private institutions have been renamed in English. The French language has been removed from the National ID cards. Rwanda unilaterally left the Communauté économiqe des états de l'Afrique centrale to join the East African Community controlled by the UK. Next: full and unconditional admission to Commonwealth.
-The British relentless and long running battle to become the sole player and gain new grounds of influence in the francophone African Great Lakes Region has led to the expulsion of other traditional players from the region, or strained diplomatic relations between the countries of the region and their traditional friends. These new tensions are even encouraged by the British using a variety of political and economic manoeuvres.

-General Kagame has been echoing the British advice that Rwanda does not need any loan or aid from Rwandan traditional development partners, meaning that British aid is enough to solve all Rwandan problems.

-The British obsession for the English Language expansion has become a tyranny that has led to genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, dictatorial regimes, human rights violations, mass killings, destruction of families, communities and cultures, permanent refugees and displaced persons in the African Great Lakes region.


- Rwanda, a country that is run by a corrupt clique of minority-tutsi is governed with institutional discrmination, human rights violations, dictatorship, authoritarianism and autocracy, as everybody would expect.