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Audio Archive:January 27th, 2014: - Listen | Download
Former Rwandan PM: The West Covers for the Crimes of Kagame. Gowans debunks latest lies about Syria
Faustin Twagiramungu, Stephen Gowans
Faustin Twagiramungu, former Prime Minister of Rwanda says the West provides cover for the crimes of Paul Kagame. The ex-PM also draws on personal knowledge to expose the flawed story of the "Dallaire fax".
Phil interviewed Stephen Gowans of "What's Left," who debunked the latest Western and Qatari claims of “industrial torture” allegedly by the Syrian government in the form of 11,000 photos. The situation in the Ukraine was touched on briefly.
July 29th, 2013: - Listen | Download
Hiroshima Peace Garden in Toronto + Stop Cop-violence Rally. Former Prime Minister of Rwanda to return
Ted Schmidt, Jacob Leibovitch
We live in a world of nuclear weapons, and the people of Hiroshima and Nagasaki can tell us the most about what they can do. For thirty years, those days of infamy have been commemorated on August 6-9th. Ted Schmidt tells us about Toronto's special event this year, and also efforts to revitalize the role of the Catholic church in social justice.
Jacob Leibovitch reports live on the scene from a protest against the police shooting of Sammy Yatim. Phil also describes upcoming events, including one related to "La Question" - Henri Alleg's account of his own torture by France in Algeria.
The former Prime Minister of Rwanda, Faustin Twagiramungu, has announced his intention to return to the country - we find out why.
Twagiramungu lived through the grim violence of 1994 Rwanda and became Prime Minister of the new government. He soon found that the RPF strongman Paul Kagame had no intention of establishing a multiparty democracy or permitting any significant opposition. Twagiramungu, out of concern for his personal safety, went into exile, but has now made the decision to return to Rwanda and resume the fight for justice and democracy.