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Members of the pro-FNL Rwasa say they are threatened the CNIDH is a shatter

Jean Luc Ndaruhutse newsdesk@greatlakesvoice.com   Bujumbura, Burundi-More than a two months and a half has gone by since the five party members loyal to FNL Agathon Rwasa, political leader in exile, took refuge in the chambers of the Independent National Commission of Human Rights, CNIDH afraid of being persecuted by people saying they affiliated with the ruling party. They asking the authorities of t ...

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DRC: Six police battalions trained by Monusco presented in Kinshasa

By Josephine Lukoya newsdesk@greatlakesvoice.com Kinshasa-Six battalions of the National Response brigade trained by Monusco were officially presented on Tuesday 22 November in Kinshasa.On this occasion, the Canadian Embassy in the DRC and the UN Mission have provided protective equipment consistied of clothing, batons, helmets, arm pads, shoulder and leg and so on.To the Congolese National Police (PNC) The ...

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What Reporters without Boarders did not say!

By Robert Mugabe rmugabe@greatlakesvoice.com Kigali-Reporters Without Borders condemns the arrests of three journalists in the space of a week in Kigali. Two were released the following two days but the third one is still detained. “This series of arrests has again highlighted the extreme vulnerability of journalists in Rwanda,” Reporters Without Borders said without giving details on each case. Jean Gualbe ...

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Maniema: Saramabila population deserted for fear of FDLR attack

By Josephine Lukoya newsdesk@greatlakesvoice.com DRC-The city of Saramabila in the territory of Kabambare, A380 from Winchester in the south ofKindu Maniema, the whole village is has fled fearing FDRL attack. Basically, the circulation of leaflets showing of an imminent incursion of Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR), who had already attacked the city early this month. Since the circulati ...

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Mexico: Newspaper office attacked in Veracruz

Agencies On 6 November a group of ten masked people carrying firearms set fire to the office of “El Buen Tono”, a newspaper based in the state of Veracruz. The Veracruz state government deny the claim that an armed group caused the fire. In an interview with ARTICLE 19, the general director of “El Buen Tono”, Julio Fentanes, said that the employees attest to the fact that the arsonists were armed.  An ammun ...

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Umusingi newspaper controversy deepens

By Robert Mugabe newsdesk@greatlakesvoice.com KIGALI-Following the recent announcement of the immediate halt of Umusingi news paper by its boss, Nelson Gatsimbazi who is in Sweden for unclear stay, claiming his paper has took another policy different for the initial editorial line, the manager and brother , Stanley Gatera says He’s not going to stop the publication. Gatsimbazi told BBC Kinyarwanda version t ...

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DRC electoral commission wants Kabila to do more on removing his posters

By Josephine Lukoya newsdesk@greatlakesvoice.com Kinshasa-The Independent National Electoral Commission (Ceni) welcomes the withdrawal, Saturday, November 12, giant posters of the candidate Joseph Kabila displayed on the facades of the upper stage of the Martyrs in Kinshasa. Vice President of that institution, Jacques Djol also asked Joseph Kabila, for his own succession candidate for president in 2011, to ...

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