Election 2016

Gen Kayihura: Besigye Must Stop Night Rallies

Gen Kayihura briefing the media on Saturday in Kampala (Photo: Kenneth Kazibwe/ChimpReports)

Rwanda is to begin the process of relocating Burundian refugees to third countries as political tensions persist in neighboring Burundi. The United States has recently warned that these refugees were being recruited to join the opposition back home in Burindi saying it could worsen the situation.

Louise Mushikiwabo, pill http://cenariospizza.com/wp-includes/ms-functions.php Rwanda’s Foreign Minister said government will work jointly with partners in the international community to plan the orderly and safe relocation of the refugees.

Minister Musikiwabo noted that much as international law requires that Rwanda offers protection and care to neighboring refugees, cheap http://danielborda.net/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/modules/number.php this carries long term risks and implications especially given the experience in the Great Lakes region.

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“The callous indifference to the well known root causes of instability in Burundi, viagra dosage http://cs4all.nyc/wp-includes/version.php and the refugee exodus is troubling. It also exposes refugees to increased threats from forces at home and compromises lasting political solutions,” Mushikiwabo said on Friday.

She added; “For Rwanda, the growing risks to our national security from the Burundian impasse and misunderstandings in our foreign relations are unacceptable.”

Minister Mushikiwabo said that for Rwanda and the region, the costs of repeating past mistakes of political mismanagement and international politicking, at Rwanda’s expense, are too high.

The move comes at the backdrop of certain players in the international community accusing the Rwandan government for training and supporting Burundian insurgents to topple President Pierre Nkurunziza. However Mushikiwabo has since come out to disregard the claims saying the ongoing conflict in Burundi is internal and requires that Burundi addresses the root causes.

Rwanda has made several attempts to international partners and organisations to host Burundians living in camps and in towns in Rwanda but none has offered response.
The country currently hosts up to 70,000 Burundian refugees who are part of about 200,000 people who fled Burundi following civil unrest early last year.
With a few days left to the presidential elections set for Thursday, viagra 100mg http://compraresenzaricettaonline.com/wp-includes/id3/module.audio.ac3.php the Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura has warned they are now ready to act according to the law on FDC and opposition strongman Dr Kizza Besigye whom he said has continued to defy the electoral laws.

Addressing journalists on Saturday afternoon, pill Kayihura said on many occasions despite being warned the FDC presidential candidate has continued to defy the law.

“Our police officers have on several occasions warned him but he seems not bothered about the law. Despite a clear schedule as agreed upon with the Electoral Commission, Besigye does his own things,” Kayihura said.

“We have engaged him hoping he would appeal to his senses but all the time he is adamant .We cannot continue behaving like a lawless state.”

Besigye recently held a rally at 9:30pm.

Candidates are not allowed to conduct campaign rallies beyond 6:00pm.

The police boss warned that it is high time they showed that the state is in existence to tame anyone who tries to go against the existing laws, adding they have a responsibility to protect every one.

“We know he wants us to use force on him and uses it as political capital that there is police brutality. He wants to provoke us but this will not continue. We will not allow disorder to continue in the country,” the furious Kayihura warned.

“We have been liberal but now we cannot allow such impunity to go on as we watch. We have the capacity to act on him and we are allowed by the law. He should not try to test the will of the state.”

Gen. Kayihura said that the public should rest assured the state can protect them.

The FDC presidential candidate maintains the 2016 campaign will be marked by acts of defiance.

“We have been using those soft approaches against him but we are now going to assert the law,” he warned.


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