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  • FREE AND FAIR JUSTICE HUMAN RIGHTS RUBANGISA is ALIVE but WHERE IS HE?

    RUBANGISA is ALIVE but WHERE IS HE?

    After we announced that on 31st January 2016 members of the Rwandan Police has take Mr Antoine Sulaiman Rubingisa on in his home house in Gikondo Neighbourhood of Kigali and that since that day his family has not seen him in any detentions and the he Police denied to have him. On Thursday 24th March 2016 after asked (via tweeter) the new National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS), Brig. Gen. Nzabanita to let us know where is Rubingisa. 2hrs later […]

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  • HUMAN RIGHTS PEACE AND SECURITY KIDNAPPING AND DISAPPEARANCE IN KIGALI – Where is Ms Gasengayire

    KIDNAPPING AND DISAPPEARANCE IN KIGALI – Where is Ms Gasengayire

    Today Saturday 26th March 2016, the first president of FDU-INKINGI party Mr Bonifance Twagirimana informed the public that the treasurer of his party Ms LEONILLE GASENGAYIRE has been kidnapped and taken in a car with number plate RAA442M by individuals who were waiting her at the prison where she regularly take food for her leader Ms Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza who has been imprisoned. We urge relevant authorities to inform her family and her party officials where she has been taken […]

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  • FREE AND FAIR JUSTICE HUMAN RIGHTS Rwanda isn’t opposed to international justice, it’s opposed to independent justice

    Rwanda isn’t opposed to international justice, it’s opposed to independent justice

    By Filip Reyntjens During an African Union (AU) summit in early February, it was decided that Foreign Ministers would prepare a roadmap for the continent’s withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC). The reason for this move, according to a growing group of African leaders, is that the ICC is “anti-African”, “humiliating” and a threat to sovereignty. This argument refers to the fact that most of those indicted or being investigated by the Court are African, though given that the […]

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  • HUMAN RIGHTS PEACE AND SECURITY Rwanda should stop fuelling insecurity in Burundi

    Rwanda should stop fuelling insecurity in Burundi

    In the wake of new announcement by the Burundian Police that it has arrested a member of the Rwandan Defence Force in Burundi in a mission to destabilise Burundi, we are requesting the Rwandan government to stop to fuel insecurity in Burundi. Since the report of Refugee International that described how Refugees from Burundi living in a refugee camp in Rwanda have been recruited and trained by the Rwandan military in order to undertake armed actions in Burundi, we had […]

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  • DEMOCRACY & FREEDOMS HUMAN RIGHTS DISAPPEARANCE IN KIGALI – Where is Rubangisa taken by the Police on 31-01-2016

    DISAPPEARANCE IN KIGALI – Where is Rubangisa taken by the Police on 31-01-2016

    Around 6 AM on 31st January 2016 members of the Rwandan Police has take Mr Antoine Sulaiman Rubingisa on in his home house in Gikondo Neighbourhood of Kigali. Since that day his has non been seen. His family has been looking for him in all detention centres, unfortunately, no sign of him. The Police denied to have him. His wife is waiting a child in the next two months and she is desperate to know were is his husband. Any […]

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  • FREE AND FAIR JUSTICE HUMAN RIGHTS Rwanda turns the clock back on access to justice

    Rwanda turns the clock back on access to justice

    Daniel Bekele (Human Right Watch) March 11, 2016 Until this month, Rwanda was one of only eight countries that recognized the right of individuals to file complaints directly with the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights. But just before the court was due to hear a complaint against Rwanda, the government announced it was withdrawing its declaration allowing individuals to file complaints. Rwanda submitted this withdrawal on February 29. The African Union told the court on March 3, the […]

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  • DEMOCRACY & FREEDOMS HUMAN RIGHTS Submission to the Human Rights Committee in advance of the fourth periodic review of Rwanda

    Submission to the Human Rights Committee in advance of the fourth periodic review of Rwanda

    Human Rights Watch welcomes the upcoming review of Rwanda by the Human Rights Committee (“the Committee”). This briefing provides an overview of some of our main concerns with regard to Rwanda’s compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (“the Covenant”). We hope it will inform the Committee’s review of Rwanda and that these points will be raised during the dialogue with the Rwandan government. Related Content Submission to the HRC in advance of the fourth periodic review […]

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  • FREE AND FAIR JUSTICE HUMAN RIGHTS Lt General Karake arrest in London: Message families of the Spanish nationals killed in Rwanda

    Lt General Karake arrest in London: Message families of the Spanish nationals killed in Rwanda

    We, the families of the Spanish nationals who died violently in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo between 1994 and 2000:  JOAQUIM VALLMAJÓ SALA (BYUMBA, NORTHERN RWANDA, +  April 26, 1994)  SERVANDO MAYOR GARCÍA, JORGE JULIO RODRÍGUEZ, MIGUEL ANGEL ISLA AND FERNANDO LUCIO DE LA FUENTE DE LA FUENTE (BUGOBE / BUKAVU, EASTERN DRC, + October 31, 1996).  Mª FLORS SIRERA FORTUNY, MANUEL MADRAZO OSUNA, LUIS VALTUEÑA GALLEGO (RUHENGERI, NORTHERN RWANDA, +  January 18, […]

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