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Toujours Francophonie

Bonjour,

Merci pour vos commentaires qui ne cessent de nous consoler et nous encouragent. Nous ne manquerons pas de parler de la Francophonie aussi longtemps que nous continuons à être violer, tuer, à subir les atrocités de toutes sortes. J'ai grandi dans un climat serein et tranquille où je n'avais jamais entendu la détonation d'un fusil comme aujourd'hui où les enfants disent que la musique de l'Etat commence quand ils entendent les coups des fusils. Cela a commencé avec l"entrée des rwandais ici chez nous. Oui le Congo c'est un pays hospitalier ce n'est pas la raison de payer se sa magnanimité et sa gentillesse. Avec l'opération turquoise, l'insécurité s'est propagé partout. Personne n'ignore que c'est la France qui a entrainé les rwandais ici.Ce n’était pas mauvais car si la maison du voisin vous ne pouvez croiser les bras et avec la solidarité africaine vous lui porterez secours. Cependant, notre bonté continue à nous couter les yeux de la tête. Chez nous il y a une expression qui dit: " Celui qui fait monter la pluie c'est celui même qui doit la faire descendre". C'est pourquoi nous prions aux français de tout faire pour ramener les rwandais chez eux ou à la Francophonie de favoriser le dialogue inter rwandais pour que les exilés rwandais rentrent chez eux et aussi leurs combattants interahamwe puissent rentrer et nous laisser en paix. Nous voulons que nos mères rentrent dans leurs milieux d'origine vaquer paisiblement à leurs activités champêtres pour essayer de réduire cette pauvreté et surtout cette malnutrition qui a élue domicile chez nous. Et surtout d'autres malfaiteurs commencent à se faire passer pour interahamwe.

English translation by PulseWire member sarahplew

Hello,

Thank you for your comments, which do not cease to console and encourage us. We will not stop speaking about the Francophone culture as long as we continue to be raped, killed, and to suffer all kinds of atrocities. I grew up in a calm atmosphere where I never had heard the detonation of a rifle like today where children say that the music of the State starts when they hear rifle blows. That started when the Rwandans came here where we live. Yes the Congo is a hospitable country and that is not reason to pay for its magnanimity and kindness. With the turquoise operation, insecurity spread throughout. Everyone admits that the French lead the Rwandans here. It was not bad because if your neighbors would help you in African solidarity. However, our well-being continues to be very valuable. Here there is an expression that says: "The one who raises the rain must also make it come down." That's why we pray to the French to do all that they can to send the Rwandans back home or to the French-speaking world to foster inter-Rwandan dialogue so that the exhaled Rwandans go back home and that their Interhamwe fighters can go home and leave us in peace. We want our mothers to come back and take care of all of their field work to try and reduce the poverty and particularly the malnutrition that has taken up residence here. And of course other conspiracies starting to come about with the Interhamwe.

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Translation

Hello,

Thank you for your comments, which do not cease to console and encourage us. We will not stop speaking about the Francophone culture as long as we continue to be raped, killed, and to suffer all kinds of atrocities. I grew up in a calm atmosphere where I never had heard the detonation of a rifle like today where children say that the music of the State starts when they hear rifle blows. That started when the Rwandans came here where we live. Yes the Congo is a hospitable country and that is not reason to pay for its magnanimity and kindness. With the turquoise operation, insecurity spread throughout. Everyone admits that the French lead the Rwandans here. It was not bad because if your neighbors would help you in African solidarity. However, our well-being continues to be very valuable. Here there is an expression that says: "The one who raises the rain must also make it come down." That's why we pray to the French to do all that they can to send the Rwandans back home or to the French-speaking world to foster inter-Rwandan dialogue so that the exhaled Rwandans go back home and that their Interhamwe fighters can go home and leave us in peace. We want our mothers to come back and take care of all of their field work to try and reduce the poverty and particularly the malnutrition that has taken up residence here. And of course other conspiracies starting to come about with the Interhamwe.

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Welcoming the Rwandans home

Dear sister Ruhebuza, Thank you for sharing your article with WorldPulse. By letting the rest of the world know what you are experiencing in eastern Congo, you open a door for healing and improvement. I agree with your idea of letting all the Rwanda people go back to their homes, taking along all their military people. I personally know a family from Kinshasa and they are welcoming and loving, so I'm sure if that return were to happen that peace could be restored in your area of the Congo. Keep posting and let your feelings be known. Blessings to you and your family.

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Dear Ruhebuza, How important

Dear Ruhebuza,

How important it is that you share your heart-wrenching story about life in the Congo today because it is so hard for some of us to imagine living with such horror. Your personal telling of the atrocities committed lend an immediacy to the lives of the Congolese that can reach across national boundaries and across oceans. You are very brave to speak out to the world.

We hold you and your country people in our thoughts and prayers.

Warmly,

Monica

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Heart and soul...

Dear Ruhebuza,

Thank you for speaking out and for sharing your ideas and needs for making your land free of the violence that has become commonplace where you live. I am so sorry that you have had to live through this. We stand in solidarity with you, while at the same time feeling the powerlessness you must be feeling. Awareness can bring about change as this becomes a pressing global concern for the survival of your people. Please take our love and our prayers for your safety, and for all of your fellow sisters, families and for the children. May they grow up in a place of peace.
Blessings to you...

Laura

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