Great Lakes Echoes - 9/2011 - N° 79
Summary of events (p. 2-4)
- Great Lakes: President Museveni visits Uganda; worrying situation on South Sudan; appeal to stop intimidation of the LDGL.
- DRC: Criticisms of the electoral process; presidential candidates; pre-electoral violence and political intolerance; cassiterite found in Monusco jeep.
- Burundi : Lawyers imprisoned, journalists and civil society harassed; killings of opponents and general insecurity; Massacre in Gatumba.
- Rwanda: Farmers suffer to produce more; local authorities abuse fines; bad management and misappropriation of funds.
Selling off mineral concession; pre-electoral violence; pressure on human rights defenders; Mai Mai boss escapes.
Main documents received (p. 7 - 8)
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