Africa Great Lakes Democracy Watch



Welcome to
Africa Great Lakes Democracy Watch Blog. Our objective is to promote the institutions of democracy,social justice,Human Rights,Peace, Freedom of Expression, and Respect to humanity in Rwanda,Uganda,DR Congo, Burundi,Sudan, Tanzania, Kenya,Ethiopia, and Somalia. We strongly believe that Africa will develop if only our presidents stop being rulers of men and become leaders of citizens. We support Breaking the Silence Campaign for DR Congo since we believe the democracy in Rwanda means peace in DRC. Follow this link to learn more about the origin of the war in both Rwanda and DR Congo:http://www.rwandadocumentsproject.net/gsdl/cgi-bin/library


Sunday, July 4, 2010

Rwanda group pushes for release of politicians


Rwandan opposition politician Victoire Ingabire. Photo/FILE
By AFRICA REVIEW writer (email the author)
Your Email
Message
Send Cancel
Posted Friday, July 2 2010 at 17:40

A Rwandan group is pushing for immediate release of some of the country’s politicians arrested last week.

If not released, says the group, the politicians will not meet the deadline for submission of electoral papers, technically knocking them out of the process.

Those arrested include Mr Bernard Ntaganda and Mr Theobald Mutarambbirwa.

Related Stories

* Rwanda presidential candidate arrested

Rwanda police spokesman Eric Kayiranga said opposition presidential hopeful Bernard Ntaganda had been taken in for questioning.

"The charges are divisionism based on ethnicity, gathering people without permission, creating groups of people that are suspected of being criminals and attempted murder," Mr Kayiranga told Reuters.

Elections

According to the opposition group, the Permanent Consultative Council of Opposition Parties in Rwanda (PCC), those arrested are being denied a chance to participate in the forthcoming elections.

In a press release, the group said: “They are being persecuted because they are opposed to the ruling party and were demonstrating for their civil and constitutional rights, since the National Electoral Commission in complicity with other government institutions, have blocked the genuine opposition from participating in the country’s presidential elections.”

The group is also asking the government to immediately explain the arbitrary arrests.

The release was signed by Mr Frank Habinezaand and Ms Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza, who has declared interest in the presidential seat.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Woah! I'm really enjoying the template/theme of this blog. It's simple, yet
effective. A lot of times it's challenging to get that "perfect balance" between usability and appearance. I must say you've done a fantastic job with
this. In addition, the blog loads super quick for me on Safari.
Excellent Blog!

http://articleocean.info/article.php?id=10759
http://articleseachengine.com/article.php?id=16381
http://articleocean.info/article.php?id=12514
http://articles-database.info/article.php?id=353422
http://argucom.in/node/10044

Feel free to surf to my site; jamaican black castor oil where to buy

oakleyses said...

chanel handbags, true religion, michael kors outlet online, gucci handbags, louis vuitton outlet online, polo ralph lauren, louboutin shoes, louis vuitton handbags, louis vuitton, michael kors outlet online, nike air max, air max pas cher, true religion outlet, coach outlet store online, kate spade outlet online, louis vuitton outlet, michael kors outlet, polo ralph lauren outlet, longchamp outlet online, tiffany and co jewelry, longchamp handbags, kate spade handbags, nike shoes, michael kors outlet store, true religion outlet, christian louboutin shoes, longchamp outlet, nike air max, tory burch outlet, red bottom shoes, christian louboutin outlet, prada outlet, coach outlet, louis vuitton outlet, tiffany jewelry, nike free, coach purses, ray ban outlet, michael kors outlet online, burberry outlet online, prada handbags, jordan shoes, burberry outlet online, michael kors outlet online, nike air max, coach outlet

oakleyses said...

hollister, nike free, barbour, timberland, air max, guess pas cher, oakley pas cher, roshe run, vans outlet, longchamp, north face, nike roshe run, tn pas cher, chaussure louboutin, michael kors uk, ray ban pas cher, nike air max, mac cosmetics, nike blazer pas cher, louis vuitton, louis vuitton pas cher, nike free pas cher, lululemon, nike air force, mulberry, michael kors canada, sac louis vuitton, sac michael kors, nike trainers, louis vuitton uk, sac vanessa bruno, ralph lauren, abercrombie and fitch, north face pas cher, lacoste pas cher, ralph lauren pas cher, longchamp pas cher, vans pas cher, new balance pas cher, ray ban uk, longchamp, hollister, nike roshe, hollister, hermes pas cher, air jordan, burberry pas cher, converse pas cher, nike huarache, scarpe hogan

oakleyses said...

vherve leger, moncler, uggs outlet, hollister clothing, birkin bag, instyler ionic styler, babyliss pro, canada goose pas cher, soccer shoes, canada goose, baseball bats, moncler, new balance outlet, beats headphones, marc jacobs outlet, mcm handbags, soccer jerseys, canada goose outlet, nike air max, rolex watches, valentino shoes, ugg soldes, canada goose uk, chi flat iron, abercrombie and fitch, mont blanc pens, canada goose outlet, lululemon outlet, moncler, celine handbags, bottega veneta, ugg boots, jimmy choo shoes, ugg, iphone 6 case, reebok shoes, wedding dresses, canada goose outlet, asics shoes, uggs on sale, moncler outlet, ferragamo shoes, ugg outlet, insanity workout, north face outlet, giuseppe zanotti, ghd, nfl jerseys, p90x workout, north face jackets