Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza (born 3 October 1968) is the Chairperson of the Unified Democratic Forces (UDF); a coalition of Rwandan opposition parties with a large base of active members in Rwanda, Europe, United States of America and in Canada. She was a party candidate for Rwanda's August 2010 elections, but was ultimately barred from running. Sakharov Prize nominee, she is currently under arrest in Rwanda on charges of …ism and threatening national security.
The next presidential elections in Rwanda are about two years away but the opposition in exile is already getting ready for them. The Unified Democratic Forces (UDF) have already... - 01.26.2009, YouTube
[JURIST] The Rwandan high court ruled Wednesday that the case against opposition leader Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza [campaign website; JURIST news archive] will continue despite her announcement this week that she refuses to attend further proceedings. The court's ruling [AP report] paves the way for the prosecution to begin its case on Monday in Ingabire's absence. She faces charges [BBC report] of threatening state security, propagating ethnic hatred and "genocide revisionism" based on accusations of ... [read post]
[JURIST] A Rwandan opposition politician pleaded guilty Thursday to charges connected to the 1994 genocide [HRW backgrounder] and was sentenced to 17 years in prison. Joseph Ntawangundi, an aid to Hutu opposition leader Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza, was convicted in absentia [New Times report] in 2007, and originally sentenced to 19 years in prison. Ntawangundi pleaded guilty after returning to [read post]