Rwanda And Zaire (DRC), Where The US Blocked Humanitarian Intervention

By Ann Garrison, Black Agenda Report. -

Judi, the story that most people know, the one that's in the Wikipedia and more or less told in the movie Hotel Rwanda, is that, in April, 1994, Rwandan Hutus were suddenly consumed by mass [...]

Time To Acknowledge Hutu Genocide And Rwandan Occupation Of DR Congo

By Ann Garrison, Black Agenda Report. -

My first contribution to Black Agenda Report was “Madame President? No, Madame Prisoner,”  a profile of Rwandan political prisoner Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza published in January 2014. Late Black [...]

Rwanda: Murder Of Dissidents Continues As Migrants Are Shipped In

By Ann Garrison, Blackagendareport.com -

Sylidio Dusabumuremyi, a member of the Rwandan opposition party United Democratic Forces of Rwanda (FDU), was murdered on September 23, the day before Rwandan President Paul Kagame addressed the [...]

Foreign Aid For Rwanda, Suffering For Rwandans And Congolese

By Ann Garrison, Blackagendareport.com -

Rwanda received roughly “$1.22 billion” in development aid in 2016-2017 , the most recent year for which Official Development Aid (ODA) numbers are available on the website of the Organization [...]

Another African Convicted In Another Racist, Chauvinist Western Court

By Ann Garrison, Black Agenda Report. -

Last week a jury in Boston Federal Court convicted Rwandan asylum seeker Jean Leonard Teganya of fraud and perjury for lying on his immigration papers about his involvement in the 1994 Rwandan [...]

Commemorating The Rwandan Genocide: A Senate Resolution In Praise Of Blood

By Ann Garrison, Blackagendareport.com -

Last week New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez introduced a Senate Resolution commemorating the 25th anniversary of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide. It “calls on the United States and the international [...]

Wikileaks: Rwandan Reconciliation Is A Lie

By Ann Garrison, Blackagendareport.com -

On Sunday I joined the three-day YouTube vigil for imperiled Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. The next day I realized that I must have sounded obsessive because I’d kept returning to a single [...]

Rwanda: Another Example Of Human Rights Watch As An Arm Of US Empire

By Ann Garrison, www.blackagendareport.com -

By Ann Garrison for Black Agenda Report - Human Rights Watch acts as an arm of U.S. foreign policy. This phony “rights” organization backs the deportation and prosecution of Rwandan dissidents [...]

Rwanda, Clinton Dynasty, And Case Of Dr. Léopold Munyakazi

By Ann Garrison, www.blackagendareport.com -

By Ann Garrison for Black Agenda Report - I answered some heartbreaking calls from Dr. Léopold Munyakazi phoning from Alabama jail this week. Dr. Munyakazi is a gentle Rwandan born scholar, with [...]