MELTDOWN: Gen. Nyamwasa’s Ally Quits Plans To Remove Kagame


viagra buy geneva; font-size: small;”>Honoured for saving 1, help 268 refugees during the Rwandan Genocide, Rusesabagina Monday night publicly announced his decision to quit RNC which he co-founded with renegade army General Kayumba Nyamwasa and Col. Patrick Karegeya.

“In response to inquiries by members of the Rwandan Communities across the world as well as some members of the press corps, international policy makers, etc, interested in issues relating to Rwanda and the Great Lakes Region of Africa as a whole, On Feb.28th 2011, I had announced to the General Public that I was a founding member of the Rwanda National Congress,” Rusebagina said in a statement.

“Today, a year later, I realize that due to my engagements in various Rwandan organizations, I do not have enough time to participate in RNC’s activities. For this reason, I will no longer be a member of the Rwanda National Congress,” confirmed Rusesabagina.

Speculation is rife that the Academy Award winning human rights activist could have stepped down after getting wind of the consequences of his alleged involvement in RNC’s plans to cause regime in Kigali using guns.

The Rwanda government has on several occasions appealed to the international community to reign in on Rusesabagina for channeling funds to Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda, a Rwandan rebel group operating in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

However, Rusesabagina, whose efforts were the basis of the Academy Award nominated film Hotel Rwanda (2004), promised to contribute to the struggle aimed at causing regime change in Kigali, which he accuses of abuse of human rights.

“Either individually or in collaboration with our fellow Rwandans, within diverse political and civil society organizations, as someone who has been actively involved in a long campaign against the worst kind of human rights violations in Rwanda and the Region, I will always be available and bring my contribution.”

He further noted: “I wish my brothers and sisters of the RNC a continued success.” is reliably informed of stepped up Rwanda rebel activities in Congo which Kigali has attributed to its exiled generals.

The exit of Rusesabagina leaves a big vacuum at RNC considering that his participation had internationally branded the party as the champion in the fight against human rights abuses in Rwanda.

Now it’s highly possible RNC could be viewed as a party with incoherent structures and harbouring plans of only stirring trouble in Rwanda. More information obtained from members of Rwanda opposition is the Diaspora is that he Rusesabagina developed political differences with Nyamwasa and Rudasingwa.

Rusesabagina currently lives in Brussels, Belgium with his wife, children, and two adopted nieces.


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