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The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda Returns to Run for a Parliament SeatJennifer Fierberg, MSW Salem-News.com
The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda has announced their decision to return to Rwanda.
(WASHINGTON DC) - Politics in Rwanda is currently in a fragile state. Many foreign backers have withdrawn or suspended aid due to the actions of President Paul Kagame supporting the M23 rebel group in the DR Congo.
If there is ever an opportunity for opposition groups to the RPF to be organized and prepared it is now. One of these groups is the Democratic Green party of Rwanda.
The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda has announced their decision to return to Rwanda, formally register their party and run for a seat in Parliament. The Party has faced many challenges and tragedies in 2010 when they were attempting to run for the Presidential seat in the August 2010 election.
They were unable to register their party and the Vice President Andre Kagwa Rwisereka was found decapitated. Since that time Frank Habineza has been working tirelessly for the Party around the world to gain support and alliances. His efforts have paid off with strong supporters in Australia, Burkina Faso and other countries.
Their press statement is found below:
Jennifer Fierberg is a social worker in the US working on peace and justice issues in Africa with an emphasis on the crisis in Rwanda and throughout the central region of Africa. Her articles have been published on many humanitarian sites that are also focused on changing the world through social, political and personal action.
Jennifer has extensive background working with victims of trauma and domestic violence, justice matters as well as individual and family therapy. Passionate and focused on bringing the many humanitarian issues that plague the African Continent to the awareness of the developed world in order to incite change. She is a correspondent, Assistant Editor, and Volunteer Coordinator for NGO News Africa through the volunteer project of the UN. Jennifer is also the media co-coordinator and senior funding executive for The Africa Global Village (www.africaglobalvillage.com) Jennifer comes to www.Salem-News.com with a great deal of experience and passion for working to stop human right violation in Africa.
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