My thoughts on apologizing youth and taking sides in the DRC mess

Lets still keep thinking

Sunny Ntayombya

Last week I promised to never react to any external report because, in my opinion, they were simply distractions. But this week’s Human Rights Watch report about M23’s human rights record (and Rwanda’s ‘hand’ in M23) is really pushing my buttons. It is full of mysterious witnesses, defectors, inaccurate and downright lies. I’m itching to tear the report apart paragraph by paragraph. However, why waste a whole blog ranting about people who don’t really matter?

Especially when I can be talking about a young activist whose idea has light a fire under many people’s bottoms?

Meet poet, activist and parliamentary candidate Edouard Bamporiki.

I find it rather interesting that the literal translation of his last name ‘Bamporiki’ is “what is their issue with me? But more about that later. The 30-year old law student is currently in the news because he not only personally apologized for his…

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