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Tuesday, 7 September 2010
Kagame's ex-comrades in arms call for his overthrow
Once Rwandan President Paul Kagame's most trusted allies, who fought alongside him to end the 1994 genocide, some of his exiled former comrades-in-arms are now spearheading calls to oust him.
Kagame has often silenced Hutu opposition with accusations of pro-genocide ideology but the fiercest challenge to his rule is emerging from his erstwhile close circle of Tutsi rebels from the Ugandan diaspora.
Four of them co-authored a document which AFP obtained Tuesday accusing Kagame of being authoritarian, corrupt and driving the country back towards a conflict on the same scale as the 1994 massacres Read More