Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza

By IndepthAfrica
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May 6th, 2013
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By Kris Berwouts The last time I communicated directly with Victoire Ingabire, on October 13th 2010, she sounded tense and tired. After an absence of more than 16 years, she had come back to Rwanda in January to participate in the presidential elections as the candidate of the Unified Democratic Forc...
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Apr 1st, 2013
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by ANDRE VLTCHEK In the three Western outposts of the eastern part of Africa – Uganda, Rwanda and Kenya – the opposition had either been totally smashed or is rotting in jail. Alternatively, it has ‘ceased to exist’. In East Africa, those who are in power and those who want to be never challenge the ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 26th, 2013
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We call upon the government of Paul Kagame to release those arrested in today swoop, and ensure that police officers and their hierarchy are held accountable for their actions. File photo of supporters of Madame Victoire Ingabire, courtesy: therisingcontinent.wordpress.com (KIGALI) – Since this...
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Nov 2nd, 2012
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Rwanda National Congress (RNC) condemns Kagame’s regine for sentencing Victoire Ingabire to eight years in jail. Today, the High Court in Kigali, Rwanda, sentenced Madame Victoire Ingabire, the President of FDU-inkingi, to eight years in jail on flimsy grounds of genocide ideology and conspirac...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 2nd, 2012
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- Victorie Ingabire returned to Rwanda in 2010 in order to register her party and run for the Presidential seat against Paul Kagame. She stepped off of the plane went to a genocide memorial site where she spoke to supporters and dared to mention that Hutu were also killed during the genocide and shou...
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Nov 1st, 2012
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Economist VICTOIRE INGABIRE returned to her native country in 2010 to compete in presidential elections after 16 years in exile in the Netherlands. She became the leader of an opposition party, United Democratic Forces, challenging the incumbent, President Paul Kagame. That campaign has now earned he...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 31st, 2012
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(UPI) — Human Rights Watch said it had concerns that charges filed against an opposition leader in Rwanda were politically motivated. The High Court in Kigali this week found Victoire Ingabire, leader of the opposition FDU-Inkingi party, guilty of ties to terrorism and for inciting anti-governm...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 18th, 2012
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KIGALI — Rwanda’s Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a suit filed by a leading opposition figure challenging one of the laws being used to prosecute her for allegedly denying the 1994 genocide. Victoire Ingabire, who has been in custody for two years accused of bankrolling terrorism as well as ...
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Aug 18th, 2012
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As Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of the bus, as Martin Luther King Jr. said, “It is not enough to say we must not wage war. It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it.” The sacrifice for peace marched today in Rwanda as members of opposition groups opposition in Kigali, […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 28th, 2011
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(SAN FRANCISCO AfrobeatRadio) – Victoire Ingabire left Rwanda almost two years ago in January 2010 to return to her native Rwanda in hopes of challenging Rwandan President Paul Kagame in the country’s 2010 presidential election. Her party was not allowed to register, she was not allowed to run,...