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Rwandan Democratic Green Party Vice President AssassinatedAlysha Atma Salem-News.com African Affairs Correspondent
“During our visit to Butare yesterday, we found his national ID, driver’s license, house keys and car keys still inside the dumped car. His car and belonging are now packed at Police Headquarters in Huye-Butare town.” - Frank Habineza, Chairman of Democratic Green Party of Rwanda
(PORTLAND, Ore.) - The First Vice President of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, Mr. Andre Kagwa Rwisereka who went missing yesterday, 13 July 13 2010, was found dead, assassinated this morning.
According to family sources, his Toyota Pick Up was found, yesterday on the banks of River Mukula in Butare, near Burundi.
Frank Habineza, a Rwandan politician, is the Chairman of Democratic Green Party of Rwanda. He spoke to Salem-News early this morning:
“During our visit to Butare yesterday, we found his national ID, driver’s license, house keys and car keys still inside the dumped car. His car and belonging are now packed at Police Headquarters in Huye-Butare town.”
Antoine Haguma confirmed his brother’s body saying “His head was almost completely removed from his body. He was found dead in the same wetland of River Mukula just about 3 Kms away from Butare town, where his car was dumped”
Reports confirm that officers of National police arrived on the scene yesterday. The Vice President’s Democratic Green Party is calling for the Rwandan government “to use all means possible” for quick results and action in response to this murder.
Alysha Atma spends many hours working on projects that support and benefit the beleaguered people of African nations who spend way too much time off the western media's radar. This writer explains that she is a culmination of all her experiences, most importantly knowledge she says, and all that she still needs to learn; lessons of love, laughter and the extraordinary giving of both young and old. She says she has the enormous fortune of learning from the best; every person around her, and the amazing strength and fortitude of those she has never met but will always strive to listen to. "I continue to work and write because I believe in the power of community and the power of one, both contradictory to each other and yet can move together in a very powerful way. I feel a responsibility to use my place, freedoms and connections here in the US to stand up and yell for those who need my voice and actions. I have seen such strength in my fellow humans that I cannot even begin to comprehend, they have traveled distances, have gone without food, water, shelter and safety for days and weeks at a time. I have a responsibility as a fellow human to put our common humanity before anything else. Everyone deserves to look towards tomorrow, to dream of a safe future and to have a peaceful present." You can write to Alysha Atma at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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