Rwanda in Peril, Ingabire and Ntaganda Behind Bars

by KPFA Weekend News/Ann Garrison Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011 at 11:58 PM

The broadest context of this story is resource war for the mineral and fuel resources require to sustain advanced weapons manufacture and war. I keep reporting the details, but that is the broad context of ongoing repression and peril in Rwanda, and the ongoing holocaust in D.R. Congo.

One year after Rwandan President Paul Kagame's re-election, staged to legitimize the Rwandan government, FDU-Inkingi opposition leader Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza remains behind bars, as does Imberakuri opposition leader Bernard Ntaganda.  Rwandan Green Party Vice President Andre Rwisereka is still dead, as is Rwandan journalist Jean Leonard Rugembage.  And Rwandan President Paul Kagame is still one of the military commanders defending U.S. "security interests," meaning control of African resources required to sustain weapons manufacture and war.
Transcript at

Original: Rwanda in Peril, Ingabire and Ntaganda Behind Bars