Friday, December 08, 2006
Paul Kagame has surfaced in a BBC interview, after recently coming under fire from a French judge for his role in the assassination of President Habyarimana in 1994. His unconvincing performance in rebutting the allegations shows why so many believe he did it. To deflect all criticism, his trump card is the Rwandan genocide, and he uses it shamelessly to award himself a halo he doesn't deserve. There is no real opposition allowed in Rwanda, and no real elections. and the Tutsi elite (forming 10% of the population) maintains control over the Hutu majority. This elite were the vanguard in the recent rape of Congo, where over 4 million Congolese died so that Kagame's cronies (and Uganda) could gorge themselves with mineral wealth. President Kabila, who was trained by Rwanda, is thought to be half-Tutsi. Kagame tells the interviewer he is in constant contact with Kabila.
Posted by Xed at 6:04 PM
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