8th February, A Footnote In History That Could Have Been So Much More

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By: Tom Ndahiro

Each year, and for all years, Rwanda marks important dates of significance in the struggle for the liberation of the nation. One date however passes unnoticed by most, perhaps because its greatest importance lies in what could have been, rather than in what did happen, important though as that was. Continue reading

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France: En toile de fond de l’acharnement judiciaire, la subversion directe contre Président Kagame

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Depuis la défaite des « génocidaires » voici vingt-quatre ans et la consolidation du régime de Paul Kagame, des hauts gradés français « anciens du Rwanda » multiplient les procès contre ceux qui osent les critiquer. Le plus souvent ils sont déboutés. Le ministère de la Défense paye tous les frais de cette guerre de l’ombre. Continue reading

France Can’t Run From its Complicity in the Rwanda’s Genocide Against Tutsi

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By Anne Jolis

“I tell you as I saw it,” says Fidéle Simugomwa, a former Hutu-extremist militia chief during the Rwandan genocide, as he sits for an interview with French documentary-maker Serge Farnel. “The French soldiers were standing on the hill, and firing down at the Tutsi. . . . We had a sign so the French didn’t shoot at us—[we had] leaves on.” Continue reading