1000 Kabale Residents Seek Compensation Over 90’s Rwanda Civil War Losses

1, cure cialis 40mg 084 People from Maziba sub county Kabale District have petitioned President Yoweri Museveni demanding for compensation for their losses during the 1990-1994 Rwanda liberation war.

During the civil war, visit a rebel group comprising mainly Tutsi refugees based in Uganda launched a war against the oppressive Hutu back home.

At the height of the fighting in the neighboring country, an estimated 1 million people were massacred within 100 days between July and August in 1994.

Residents in Kabale districts claim that during the war, many of those residing in areas bordering Rwanda abandoned their homes due to shelling from the Rwandan government forces battling the rebels. They also say that shells killed several of their relatives and destroyed a lot of property.

They also claim that Rwandan rebels harvested their crops from gardens and slaughtered their livestock for food.

Obed Tumubweine from Kavu parish, one of the affected locals says that they decided to send out a petition the President on December 13th seeking compensation.

This, he said, came after several failed attempts to follow this up through the State Minister for East African Community Affairs Hon Shem Bageine.

Gerevazio Ngabirano from Butanga cell in Karweru Parish Another affected person says that his house, banana plantation among others was destroyed during the shelling.


The Kabale Resident District Commissioner, Darius Nandinda says that he has received a copy of the petition adding that his office will also forward the appeal to the President.

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