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The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda has learned with great sadness the news of the deaths and causalities of the recent grenade attack in Kigali on 3rd January 2012.We are very shocked that this is the second grenade attack falling near our party offices in Remera-Kigali. The last one was thrown just 100 metres away and this recent one has also been close.Several of our members in Remera-Kimironko, which also happens to be the home area of the Party President, Frank Habineza, are now... Read more
Friends of Rwandan Greens (FoRG) express their disappointment that CHOGM ruled out the recommendation of the Eminent Persons Group to set up a Human Rights Commissioner."We are saddened that despite the almost unanimous support of the Commonwealth civil society and particular nations – including Australia – CHOGM could not reach consensus to appoint a Human Rights Commissioner," said Frank Habineza, President of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda."It appears that despite the grandiose... Read more
The President of the Opposition Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, Frank Habineza has travelled to Australia to share with the Commonwealth family what is happening in Rwanda, because in his own country he cannot speak out. Mr Habineza's Party Vice-President was murdered in suspicious circumstances before the 2010 election."For Rwanda's sake, the Heads of State must support the Eminent Persons Group recommendations this weekend to ensure that the Commonwealth can speak out when its values... Read more
Australia and other Commonwealth Governments naively believed admission to the Commonwealth would support Rwanda's path to democracy, but human rights abuses have continued and worsened, President of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, Frank Habineza, and Australian Greens Leader, Bob Brown, warned today."The Commonwealth should take action or risk Rwanda becoming another Zimbabwe. Without swift action, the calls will become louder to suspend the Commonwealth's newest member," Senator... Read more
Friends of Rwandan Greens (FoRG) call upon the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Perth, Australia, to prevail on the Government of Rwanda and ensure that democracy and human rights are upheld and end the political impasse in the country.''Rwanda was permitted to join the Commonwealth in 2009 despite serious concerns being expressed by the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda," said Frank Habineza, President, Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, speaking from Sweden.The concern that... Read more
Frank Habineza's Acceptance Speech :African leader in Innovation & Sustainability Award from Pilot InternationalRepresentative of the Office of President Republic of Uganda, Representative Office of Vice President, Republic of Gambia, Hon. Ministers, Hon. Presidential Advisors, Excellences, President and CEO Pilot International, Members of the Award Committee, Distinguished Ladies and GentlemenFirst of all, I wish to recognize all the people to whom an especial reference is due and... Read more
Pilot International, A Global Private-sector driven organization based in Uganda, whose purpose is to promote global sustainable development for the benefit of humanity and the Planet, has announced 3 Global icons in innovation and sustainability as the winners of the 2011 Global Pilot Awards.Frank Habineza, the President of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda and President of the African Greens Federation emerged as the winner of the "African leader in Innovation & Sustainability... Read more
On the occasion of the second anniversary of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, a global network of concerned citizens launches Friends of Rwandan Greens (FoRG) in Australia.FoRG is aimed at supporting democracy in Rwanda and the right of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda to campaign as an opposition party without fear of violence or repression.FoRG has been launched on 15th August 2011, also in time to participate in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Perth,... Read more
One Year Later : Our Slain Vice President Andre Kagwa RWISEREKA's Killers Have Not Faced Justice.Today July 13th 2011, marks one year since our slain First Vice President Andre Kagwa RWISEREKA, went missing and his body found decapitated the next day, in Butare, Rwanda.One year later, no one has been brought to justice. The prosecution Authority stated that, it had insufficient evidence to press any charges.We call upon the Rwandan Government to expedite the investigations and bring to... Read more
Solidarity with the international Greens, especially the Greens in Rwanda and Africa was one of the key milestones achieved from the just concluded Swedish Green Party National Congress held in Karlstad. The Congress attended by over 1000 delegates also elected new Party Leaders (Spokespersons) : Parliamentarians : Åsa Romson (female) and Gustav Fridolin (male).'We need new rules on arms exports that create transparency and prevent the use of bribes, even the weapons supporters in... Read more
Frank Habineza, Founding President of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, has received a Democracy Prize in Swedish Parliament, today, 28th April 2011.The Prize was awarded by Hon. Bodil Ceballos, a Swedish Parliamentarian, member of the Foreign Affairs Committee and alternates on the Defence and Justice Committees. She is also a member of the Green Party of Sweden.This initiative originated from the Green Party in Gävle, led by Ms.Inger Schörling, former Member of Swedish Parliament... Read more
Upholding the truth, preserving our dignity, remembering our beloved ones lost during 1994 genocide, never again should this happen to humanityFrank HABINEZA Read more
Ms.Seraphine Mukamana, Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, Coordinator for Kigali City, was found not guilty to bribery charges by Rwanda High Court after an appeal hearing on 25th March 2011.She has been serving in 1930 Kigali Maximum Prison since November 2009 after being convicted by Nyarugenge Court and sentenced for five years. Read more
Reunion du Bureau politique
PROGRAMME POLITIQUE DU PARTI DEMOCRATIQUE VERT DU RWANDAPréambuleNous, membres fondateurs du Parti Démocratique Vert du Rwanda, demandons que notre gouvernement fonctionne dans des limites exigées par la constitution de la République du Rwanda.En tant que démocrates Verts, nous croyons et affirmons que:La non-violence et les moyens pacifiques de résolution des conflits, sont les seules et meilleures voies pour résoudre les problèmes auxquels fait face le Pays.La justice sociale et l'équité aux... Read more
Comments and Contributions on the Political Platform are welcome on this blog :, Supporters and Well-wishers, can post their comments and contributions on the Interim Political Platform/program on this new blog. you Very MuchDGPR Read more
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NATIONAL POLITICAL PLATFORM PreambleWe, the founding members of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda require the Government of Rwanda to operate within the limits set forth in the Constitution of the Republic of Rwanda.As Green Democrats, we believe:Non-violence and peaceful means of conflict resolution are the best solutions to national problems.Social Justice and equal opportunity while focusing on personal and social responsibility guarantees a better future.We believe in consulting citizens... Read more
The Leader of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, clarifies on different slander stories published by RUSHYASHYA Newspaper in January and February 2011.RWANDA DEMOCRATIC GREEN PARTY LEADER, Frank HABINEZA CLARIFIES ON RUSHYASHYA NEWSPAPER SLANDER STORIESThe Editor –in- Chief, Rushyashya Newspaper,After the publication of different news stories in Rushyashya Newspaper defaming the party and its leader, we would like to make the following clarifications :1. RUSHYASHYA Newspaper, Vol.99 of... Read more
Umuyobozi wa Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, Frank Habineza aravuguruza Inkuru zitandukanye zasohowe mu Kinyamakuru RUSHYASHYAUMUYOBOZI WA DEMOCRATIC GREEN PARTY OF RWANDA / PARTI DEMOCRATIQUE VERT DU RWANDA, FRANK HABINEZA ARAVUGURUZA INKURU ZITANDUKANYE ZASOHOWE MU KINYAMAKURU RUSHYASHABwana Muyobozi w'Ikinyamakuru Rushyashya,Nyuma yo kubona inkuru zitandukanye mwasohoye mu kinyamakuru Rushyashya mutuvugaho ibintu bitari ukuri, turifuza kubivuguruza muri izi ngingo zikurikira :1.... Read more
The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda calls upon Rwanda's Media High Council to suspend immediately RUSHYASHYA Newspaper and consider further punishments due to their constant malicious campaign against the good name of the party and its members.The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda calls upon Rwanda's Media High Council to suspend immediately RUSHYASHYA Newspaper and consider further punishments due to their constant malicious campaign against the good name of the party and its members.... Read more