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Ultimatum 2017

We believe that our country's future is dependant on a truly democratic society with strong institutions - not strong men. However, due to the lack of freedoms of the individual and the press, lack of effective political opposition and the oppression of any attempt at the above, we believe that the fabric of our society is being destroyed and we want to address this immediately. We, alongside many others campaigning for freedom and democracy in Rwanda made the following demands of the regime in Kigali and asked that these are met before the scheduled presidential elections of 2017. We believe that the failure to meet these has legitimised the people of Rwanda in rejecting this regime. The demands that have been ignored by the regime are as follows: