Press Releases

What: A coalition of organizations in Spain with the platform “Stop Impunity in Rwanda” and their delegates along with U.S. activists will demand the unedited release of the ROUGH DRAFT: Report of the Mapping Exercise documenting the most serious violations of human rights and international humanitarian law committed within the territory of the Democratic Republic of the Congo between March 1993 and June 2003, and the immediate removal of Rwandan President Paul Kagame as the co-chair of the Millennium Development Goals at the UN General Assembly at a rally on Monday September 20th, 2010. The rally will be held at Ralph Bunch Park starting at 10:30 AM.

Following the rally, the Spanish delegates and other U.S. allies will hold a forum at 6:30 PM to discuss the Spanish extradition request for General Kayumba Nyamwasa and its international implications, the leaked UN mapping exercise, and a global call for justice in the Great Lakes Region.

 

Rally/Demonstration

Where: Ralph Bunch Park, 1 Ave., E. 42 St. To E. 43 St. Manhattan

When: Monday, September 20th, 10:30 – 2:30 pm

 

Forum on Justice in the Great Lakes Region

Where: Global Information Network, 146 W. 29th Street, New York, NY, Suite 7E

When: Monday, September 20th, 6:30 – 9:00 pm

Contact: Friends of the Congo – 202-584-6512