MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW ON THE IRAQ WAR: “WHY WE DID IT?” NOW ON WARS IN AFRICAN GREAT LAKES : “WHY CLINTON DID IT?” [BUSH vs. CLINTON?]

AS MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW BROADCASTS “WHY WE DID IT?” AS RELATED TO AMERICA’S WAR IN IRAQ AND “WHY” PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH TOOK AMERICA IN IT, LET US ALSO CONSIDER THE RWANDAN “GENOCIDE” OF 1994 THAT TOOK  BETWEEN 500,000 AND 800,000 LIVES, AND THE ENSUING INVASION OF THE CONGO THAT HAS LED TO A HOLOCAUST OF OVER 8 MILLION WITH THE RAPE OF OVER 2 MILLION WOMEN AND LITTLE GIRLS AND ASK THE QUESTION, “WHY HE DID IT?” WHY DID PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON TAKE AMERICAN ARMED FORCES TO SUPPORT PAUL KAGAME TO INVADE RWANDA FROM UGANDA, THEN SUPPORTED RWANDA, UGANDA, AND BURUNDI TO INVADE THE CONGO?  AND, WHEN IS BILL CLINTON GOING TO COME CLEAN ABOUT HIS ROLE IN THESE ATROCITIES AND THE LIES HE TOLD AMERICANS?

All Casualties:

George W. Bush and Iraq War: between 109,032 and 1,033,000

Bill Clinton and Rwandan “genocide” and Congo holocaust: between 9 and 9.35 millions

 

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President Bush Misleading Americans?

“Why we Did it”, a well researched report by Rachel Maddow of MSNBC, is looking at and exposing evidence from newly declassified documents  showing discrepancy between what we, Americans, were told as to why we were going to war against Saddam Hussein and Iraq, and what the real and hidden reasons were.

Whether it was the WMD (weapons of mass destruction) or Saddam Hussein’s purported connection to Al Qaida which attacked the US on September 11, 2001, President Bush’s administration convinced Americans that Iraq was culpable and, therefore, America had to go to war against Saddam and Iraq.

With the help of declassified documents and other documents that were not available then, Rachel Maddow and MSNBC have been able to clearly show that, whether on purpose or not, Americans were misled in terms of the reasons why America went to war in Iraq, a war that cost the lives of more than 4,486 American soldiers and over 136,000 Iraqis.

The reality being exposed by Rachel Maddow is important for the principles that the US stand for.   Especially that of an open society and of the rights of Americans to know the truth through declassification of secret documents that detail activities that the government undertook in the name of America and Americans and yet did not want the governed to know about them.

In the case of the Iraq war, the declassified documents deal with the fact that Saddam Hussein and Iraq were in the collimator of President Bush and his vice-president Dick Cheney even before the tragedy of September 11, 2001, which was used by the Bush administration to justify its invasion of Iraq, telling American people lies to the effect that Iraq was working on building and acquiring WMD (weapons of mass destruction) and that Iraq had worked with Al Qaida in planning and executing the attacks of September 11, 2001 in the United States.

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Now, the American people can learn from what went on in the Bush administration and debate and assign blame.  In addition, lessons can be learned and the people of these United States can sharpen their vigilance next time a politician is beating the drum and blowing the trumpet for war.

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President Clinton Misleading Americans?

America needs to take the same critical and analytical look at the Bill Clinton administration when it comes to the “Genocide” of Rwanda and the atrocities that have been taking place in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

At least, with the Iraq war, the American people KNEW that the US was involved in Iraq.  This was not the case with President Bill Clinton involvement with both the Rwandan “genocide” of 1994 and the Congo invasion of 1996 and 1998 and its subsequent occupation by Rwanda and Uganda.

How many Americans know that the US was involved in supporting the forces that started the killings in Rwanda that led to the Rwandan “Genocide”? How many Americans know that the US is still supporting the despots who have been killing and raping in the Congo?

Bill Clinton helps Paul Kagame invade Rwanda from Uganda:

President Clinton has never leveled with the American people, either in 1994 when the Rwandan killings took place, or even in 1998 when, on his tour of Africa, he apologized at the Kigali (Rwandan) airport about  the US not doing all it could to “minimize” the number of victims during the Rwandan “genocide” of 1994.

Few Americans know that actually Bill Clinton was behind the invasion of Rwanda by Rwandan Tutsi rebels led by Paul Kagame with the help of the Ugandan army and coming from Uganda.  Bill Clinton provided them with everything: political, financial, and military assistance.  Between 1992 and 1994, Paul Kagame with his RPF group killed many Rwandan Hutus and some moderate Tutsis during their many incursions from Uganda into Rwanda (during this period, Paul Kagame was a member of the Ugandan government – the head of Ugandan military intelligence).

Then came the crucial 1994.  A HUGE LIE is all that the American people (and the rest of the Western  world) know about what is called the Rwandan “genocide” of 1994.

The Truth:  with the help of Bill Clinton, on April 6, 1994, Paul Kagame shot down the plane that was carrying two (2) heads of States:  Habyarimana of Rwanda and Ntariamira of Burundi.  For instance, the missiles fired at the plane were surface-to-air SAM 16 “that had been confiscated in Iraq by the American military during the Persian Gulf War”.  And, according to a Rwandan Tutsi lieutenant who was part of the commando that shot down the plane, US personnel trained this Paul Kagame’s commando in how to shoot the missiles.

The motive: Incite the Hutus of Rwanda to react to the assassination of the Hutu president, Habyarimana, by killing Tutsis, so that he, Kagame, could use this as an excuse to attack the seat of the Rwandan government and to take over power in Rwanda.  Bill Clinton, beside providing military, financial, and political help, intervened to clear Rwanda of  “unwanted international eyewitnesses” by chasing the UN peacekeepers out of Rwanda so that they will neither witness nor derail Kagame’s plans to take over militarily.  And, when the Hutus, confused and leaderless, were not reacting to the assassination of their president quick enough, Kagame gave orders to his forces (better equipped and better trained by Americans and supported by the Ugandan army) to start slaughtering Rwandan Hutu civilians, and, if the Tutsis that had been living with the Hutus in Rwanda were in the way, to kill them too.

After Kagame took over power in July of 1994, he manufactured the big LIE that “Hutu extremists shot down Habyarimana’s plane and killed Tutsis”; a BIG LIE that was being repeated even this April, 2014 in Rwanda and around the world even on big media outlets like BBC and EuroNews by lazy and uninformed reporters and innocent fools as well as Kagame’s blind supporters.  Thus, Bill Clinton’s apology in Kigali in 1998 that he did not know exactly what was happening in Rwanda was such a big lie to the American people who were being fooled by both Bill Clinton and by Paul Kagame.

Many Americans of good will, religious, philanthropists, and plain good-hearted men and women, have invested in re-building Rwanda without knowing that Rwandans in Rwanda live in constant fear of prison or disappearance if they ever speak the truth to foreigners, and the Americans going to Rwanda ignore the fact that the country is being run by the very Hitler who was the instigator and slaughter of hundreds of thousands of Hutus and Tutsis, and that the same Hitler Kagame has been killing and raping next door in the Congo.

While Americans invest a few millions in Rwanda, Hitler Kagame (along with his associate, Museveni of Uganda and his Trojan Horse, “Joseph Kabila” in Kinshasa who facilitates the killing, the raping, and the robbing of resources in eastern Congo) has become a billionaire from the minerals he’s been raping out of the Congo (he keeps some of his billions in a bank in Australia under his sister’s name who moved and settled there).

It is time that the Truth comes out, just as the truth about the Iraq war is being told…

Evidence?

Years before bill Clinton apologized in Kigali, Rwanda, in 1998, that he did not know what had taken place during the 1994 killings, American officials who were tasked to investigate  what happened in Rwanda in 1994, did their job and Bill Clinton had seen these reports.  In other words, not only Bill Clinton knew beforehand because he let Paul Kagame commit the mass killings now known as Rwandan “genocide” (Paul Kagame run crematories next door to American military facilities), but also because American investigators had investigated and found the evidence that Paul Kagame was responsible for the killing of Presidents Habyarimana and Ntariamira as well as the mass slaughters of mostly Hutus during those 100 days.

Only if the bones and skulls could speak…

And the gall of Kagame to gather the skulls of the Rwandans he personally killed and make a monument of them announcing that these were Tutsis killed by “Hutu extremists”, and… the majority of Americans and the world have been so DECEIVED.

The Robert Gersony ReportEvidence.  Anyone can do a computer search and find out about this evidence.  Robert Gersony was an American who worked for an American government’s institution, the A.I.D. (The arm of the US for international development).  When Robert Gersony investigated and found out that Kagame was responsible for both the shooting down of Habyarimana’s plane and the mass killings in Rwanda, Bill Clinton gave the order to, first, deny that this report ever existed.  Then, when they could not deny its existence, they simply covered it up and Robert Gersony lost his job.

When is Bill Clinton going to come clean about the evidence contained in the Gersony Report and his covering it up?

George E. Moose’s “Information Memorandum” to Warren Christopher, Clinton’s Secretary of StateEvidence.  Anyone can do a computer search about this piece of evidence too.  Can anyone say that the evidence that Clinton’s own State Department presented to him was not true?  Isn’t it about time that Bill Clinton came clean about Kagame and the Rwandan “genocide” in order to clear the lies he told about it?  In fact, this “Information Memorandum” clearly stated, and this was in 1994 while Paul Kagame was still slaughtering his fellow Rwandans, mostly Hutus, that

a pattern of killing had emerged” there, the “[RPF of Paul Kagame] and Tutsi civilian surrogates [were killing] 10,000 or more Hutu civilians per month, with the [RPF] accounting for 95% of the killing.”

Then, this State Department evidence that Bill Clinton also covered up, told why Paul Kagame was slaughtering Hutus in Rwanda (so now you know when you see those skulls gathered by Kagame at the different memorial sites such as Nyamata and Ntarama):

The State Department Memo explains:

“…the purpose of the killing was a campaign of ethnic cleansing intended to clear certain areas in the south of Rwanda for Tutsi habitation (Since these Tutsis were foreigners coming from Uganda.  Did Bill Clinton ask Kagame how he acquired the land he owned now?).  The killings also served to reduce the population of Hutu males and discouraged refugees from returning to claim their lands.”

The above is from Bill Clinton’s own State Department.  Yet, Americans, including religious and philanthropists, have been made to believe that Paul Kagame is a hero.  It is time that President Clinton fesses up.  Americans of good will are being fooled because of the US government’s misleading policies based on lies.

Carla Del Ponte’s “Memoirs”Evidence.  Anyone who defends or try to excuse Bill Clinton or Paul Kagame after reading Carla Del Ponte’s evidence that she put down in her “Memoirs” is just plain dumb or dishonest.  Why?  Because Carla Del Ponte, a head prosecutor for the United Nations, was matter-of-factly fired from her position by Bill Clinton because she refused to abdicate her responsibilities and cover up Paul Kagame’s unspeakable crimes.  She was ready to indict Paul Kagame and his RPF’s colleagues for killing Habyarimana and hundreds of thousands of Hutus and Tutsis in Rwanda.  Bill Clinton threatened her telling her either you cover the evidence up and drop the charges against Kagame or be fired from your position.  In her integrity, she refused to cover up for someone who assassinated 2 heads of state and killed en masse his fellow countrymen and countrywomen, including the children and the elderly.

Bill Clinton helps Rwanda, Uganda, and Burundi invade Zaire (Congo)

Beside the Rwandan mass killings that Bill Clinton supported, financed, and covered up, there was the ensuing invasion and occupation of the Congo that Bill Clinton supported, beginning with collecting and sharing information with Kagame’s forces, then in arming, training, and participating in the invasion of the Congo (then Zaire).

In fact, the evidence came out that Clinton, Kagame, and Museveni’s invasion of Rwanda (1990-1995) was just a stepping stone for the great prize: the Congo-Zaire and its vast resources (1996 to now)!

Paul Kagame himself wrote it in a letter (that was discovered and exposed at ICTR) that he addressed to his Tutsi “brother” from Burundi, Jean Baptiste Bagaza.  The letter was dated August 10, 1994:  Some excerpts:

“Dear Brother Jean Baptiste Bagaza, we have the greatest honour to extend our sincere gratitude to you both for your financial and technical support in our struggle that has just ended with the taking of Kigali.

“Rest assured that our plan to continue shall be pursued as we agreed at our last meeting in Kampala.  Last week I communicated with our big brother Yoweri Museveni and decided to make some modifications to the plan.  Indeed, as you have noted, the taking of Kigali quickly provoked a panic among the Hutus who fled to Goma and Bukavu.  We have found that the presence of a large number of Rwandan refugees at Goma and the international community can cause our plan for Zaire to fail.  We cannot occupy ourselves with Zaire until after the return of these Hutus.  All means are being used for their return as rapidly as possible.  In any case, our external intelligence services continue to crisscross the east of Zaire and our Belgian, British and American collaborators, the rest of Zaire.  The action reports are expected in the next few days…”

From the mouth of Paul Kagame above to the mouth of someone who is an American and who worked in Bill Clinton’s state Department (1992-1999), Gregory H. Stanton , with videotape proof (check the video below on Youtube):

“…The question is, what role did the US play in this (the invasion of Congo-Zaire)? And, it was a pretty direct supporting role. I happened to go to Rwanda just before this invasion took place; and, major shipments of weapons were coming in at night to support the Rwandan army.  We had placed people in the country who were training Rwandan army troops… In short, we (the US) were supporting the invasion…”

(Please watch on Youtube: “Crisis in the Congo: Uncovering the Truth”:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLV9szEu9Ag

This invasion of the Congo and its subsequent occupation by Paul Kagame’s Rwanda and Yoweri Museveni’s Uganda (by proxy militias in eastern Congo, and by a Trojan Horse in Kinshasa as president, “Joseph Kabila” – a cover name – real name Hyppolite Kanambe, a former young officer in Kagame’s invading army who led the slaughter of Hutus from Tingi-Tingi to Mbandaka) led to hundreds of thousands of Hutus decimated in the Congo (1996-1998), and over 8 million of innocent Congolese killed and over 2 million women and little girls gang raped (1996 to now).

Really, America, do we want to continue to let our government and our country be a party to the slaughter of millions of innocent people in Africa? Do we want to continue befriending and covering up for the butchers of the African Great Lakes: Paul Kagame, Yoweri Museveni, Hyppolite Kanambe a.k.a. Joseph Kabila?

Do the American people know about the ongoing Congo holocaust, as it has been referred to by major media such as the New York Times (“Congo’s killing fields worse than holocaust”, NYT, 2/6/2010 ), the Independent of London (“How we fuel Africa’s bloodiest war”, IL, 10/30/2008), etc.

In the history of Africa, from the European scramble for Africa in the 1800’s to the systematic partition of Africa between the then-powers in 1884-1885, no African despot, chief, outlaw, or even modern-day dictators and mad men, no one has ever slaughtered hundreds of thousands of his own people, then invaded the next door country and slaughtered millions of people (that’s over 8 million and counting).  No one has slaughtered that many until Paul Kagame of Rwanda. No one.  Not even Adolf Hitler, King Leopold II notwithstanding.

Yet, in spite of the myriads of reports, documents, videos, confessions, testimonies, America and the Western countries – nations that were supposed to have learned from the two (2) World Wars and to have sworn “never again” – are the very ones that have been shielding this crazed, mass murderer, and Hitler of Africa, this Paul Kagame.

Bill Clinton has been one of the staunchest friend, defender, and uplifter of the African Hitler, Paul Kagame.

If it were not for America’s resistance and insistence – the world superpower that supposedly defends people’s liberties and opposes mass murderers, this same America that joined Napoleon Sarkozy to go and kill Muammar Gaddafi because he “was about to kill his own Libyan people”, or threaten to depose Assad of Syria because the civil war is killing the Syrian people – the UN Mapping Report on the Congo that was released on 10/1/2010 was going to name Paul Kagame and his army (and his associate, Yoweri Museveni of Uganda, and Kagame’s Trojan Horse in DRC, cover name Joseph Kabila and real name Hyppolite Kanambe) as having committed genocide in the Congo both against the Hutu refugees and the Congolese, as documented in the Mapping Report.

Thus, since the year 2,000, the UN and many other institutions have published or released numerous reports detailing Paul Kagame’s crimes in the Congo.  Bill Clinton’s role is not known.  When is he going to face the truth, or when are American media going to hold him responsible for the millions of dead Congolese, the millions raped by his friend, associate, and protégé Paul Kagame, the African Hitler and butcher of the African Great Lakes?

There are Congolese-Americans who have been trying to get to major media outlets but to no avail.  It seems like African lives are not that important to CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, PBS, and all the cable channels such as MSNBC and others.

However, as MSNBC talks about President Bush and the Iraq War, let us also talk about President Clinton and the Rwandan and the Congolese genocides and the gang raping of millions of Congolese women and little girls.  While MSNBC talks about oil in the context of the Iraq war, let us also speak about Coltan, Gold, and the many Congolese resources being stolen and funneled to the West through Paul Kagame’s Rwanda and Yoweri Museveni’s Uganda, all this being facilitated by Kagame’s Trojan Horse, Kabila/Kanambe in Kinshasa.

Evidence of Rwanda’s Invasion and Occupation of the Congo (a glance):

  •  The UN Report of the mapping exercise documenting the most serious violations of human rights and international humanitarian law committed within the territory of the Democratic Republic of the Congo between March 1993 and  June 2003 (October 1, 2010)
  • UN Addendum Report of the Special Committee of the Security Council (Group of Experts) on the Situation in Congo (June 2012)
  • Report of  ICTR lead investigator for Louise Arbour of 1997 to the UN OIOS (Office of Internal Oversight)
  • The Politics of Genocide by Edward S. Herman and David Peterson
  • Accidental Genocide by Peter Erlinder
  • Different UN Panel of Experts’ Reports on the Illegal Exploitation of  Natural resources and other forms of wealth of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, etc.)

 DOES AMERICA STAND FOR THIS THAT PAUL KAGAME DOES TO CONGOLESE???

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EU-AFRICA SUMMIT 2014: EUROPE’S HYPOCRISY AND RACISM (COPYING FREDERICK DOUGLAS CIRCA JULY 4, 1852)

THIS IS AFRICA’S COPY OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS’ 1852 SPEECH TO AMERICA, TODAY ADAPTED TO EUROPE ON THE OCCASION OF THIS SO-CALLED “EU-AFRICA SUMMIT” – ALL THAT IS WRITTEN IS TRUE: WOULD THAT EUROPE TAKE STOCKS –  

 

Fellow human citizens of EU, pardon me, and allow me to ask, why have you called me, Africa, to come meet with you in Brussels? What have I and my people to do with your “Investing in People, Prosperity and Peace” summit? Are the great meanings of True Prosperity and Real Peace that are bestowed to European people extended to us Africans? Are we, therefore, called upon to bring ourselves as lambs to the Seat of Europe, and to confess the crumbs, and express devout gratitude for the blessings resulting from your colonizing us or where we are today since our “independence” from you?

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[Frederick Douglass]

 

Would to the Creator, both for your sakes and ours, that an affirmative answer could be truthfully returned to these questions.  Then would my task be light, and my burden easy and delightful.  For who is there so cold, cold, cold, that a continent’s sympathy could not warm him? Who so obdurate and dead to the claims of gratitude, that would not thankfully acknowledge such priceless benefits? Who so stolid and selfish that would not give this voice to swell the hallelujahs of a continent’s invite by you, after the chains of colonialism had been torn from her limbs (yet moved to and locked around her brains)?  I, Africa, am not that person.  In a case like that, the dumb might eloquently speak, and the “lame man leap as an hart.”

But such is not the state of the case. I say it with a sad sense of disparity between us. I am not included within the pale of this pompous summit!  Your high summit only reveals the immeasurable distance between us.  The blessings in which you this day rejoice are not enjoyed in common.  The rich inheritance of  prosperity and peace bequeathed by your fathers is shared by you, not by me.  The sunlight that brought prosperity and peace to you has given me stripes and death.  You may rejoice, I must mourn.  To drag a woman in fetters, gang raped, and mutilated, into your grand and illuminated hall-room and require her to join in your joyous celebration, were inhuman mockery and sacrilegious irony.  Do you mean, citizens of Europe, to mock me, by inviting me to Brussels? If so, there is a parallel to your conduct.  And let me warn you, that it is dangerous to copy the example of a nation (Great Babylon) whose crimes, towering up to heaven, were thrown down by the breath of the Almighty, burying that nation in irrecoverable ruin.

Fellow human citizens of EU, above your union, tumultuous joy, I hear the mournful wail of millions, whose chains, heavy and grievous yesterday, are today rendered more intolerable by the jubilant shouts that reach their screens (and you wonder why they brave the high waves and the high flesh-tearing walls to migrate to your soil?). If I do forget, if I do not remember those bleeding children soldiers and 4 year-old little girls gang raped and over 8 million slaughtered in eastern Congo this day while, just yesterday, you celebrated the billions from my children’s bloody minerals, “may my right hand forget her cunning, and may my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth!”

To forget them, to pass lightly over their atrocities and to chime in with the popular theme, “prosperity and peace”, would be treason most scandalous and shocking, and would make me a reproach before God and the world.

My subject, then, fellow European citizens, is “European Racism.” I shall see this day and its popular characteristics from the victim of European racism’s point of view. Standing here, identified with the African ignored victim, making his sufferings mine, I do not hesitate to declare, with all my soul, that the character and conduct of this Union never looked whiter and deadlier to me than to this Second of April in Brussels.

Whether we turn to the declarations of the past (Berlin-Brussels, 1884-1885), or to the professions of the present (African “independence” declarations and the EU-Africa “cooperation”), the conduct of the Union seems equally hideous and revolting.  Europe is false to the African past, false to the African present, and solemnly binds itself to be false to the future.  Standing with the Creator and the crushed and bleeding African victim on this occasion, I will, in the name of humanity, which is outraged, in the name of liberty, which is fettered, in the name of the constitutions and the Bible, which are disregarded and trampled upon, dare to call in question and to denounce, with all the emphasis I can command, everything that serves to perpetuate racism – the great sin and shame of Europe!  “I will not equivocate – I will not excuse.”  I will use the severest language I can command, and yet not one word shall escape me that any man or woman, whose judgment is not blinded by prejudice, or who is not at heart a racist, shall not confess to be right and just.

But I fancy I hear some of my audience say it is just in this circumstance that you and your brethren True Liberals and Humanitarians fail to make a favorable impression on the public mind. Would you argue more and denounce less, would you persuade more and rebuke less, your cause would be much more likely to succeed.  But, I submit, where all is plain there is nothing to be argued.  What point in the anti-racist creed would you have me argue?  On what branch of the subject do the people of this Union need light?  Must I undertake to prove that the African is a human “created equal” to the European?  That point is conceded already.  Nobody doubts it.  The European racists themselves acknowledge it in the enactment of laws for their governments and the “UN”.  They acknowledge it when they punish or intervene in Africa.  You demonstrated this when one of your own, Adolf Hitler, invaded his fellow Europeans, yet, because of your racism and the minerals that you get for cheap from African blood, Paul Kagame, who, beside killing 3 (THREE) African heads of state, has killed more Africans than Hitler killed Europeans (working with his associate, Yoweri Museveni and his agent and Trojan Horse in DRC, Hyppolite Kanambe, cover name “Joseph Kabila”), you welcome him, Kagame, to your Summit as agent and friend, because he allows you to rape and steal Congo’s minerals.  While Nazis who killed Europeans you tried and executed, Kagame and his gang-rapist goons you shamelessly befriend, embrace, and financially assist.

Are these Africans not humans?  How do you distinguish the humanity of Kagame from the humanity of the Hutus, Tutsis, and Congolese he has slaughtered (as your own Carla Del Ponte points out in her Memoirs)?  When the French would tell me that the Africans who fought to free them from the Nazis were not humans like them, or that the Jews would tell me that the African-Americans who fought to free them from Hitler’s concentration camps were not humans like them, then I will argue with you that the African is a human!

For the present it is enough to affirm the equal humanhood of the Africans. Is it not astonishing that, while we are plowing, planting, and reaping, using all kinds of mechanical and electronic tools and appliances, erecting houses, constructing bridges, building ships, working in metals of brass, iron, copper, silver, and gold; that while we are reading, writing, and ciphering, acting as clerks, merchants, secretaries, and leaders of industries, having among us lawyers, doctors, ministers, presidents, prime ministers, lawyers, doctors, ministers and priests, poets, authors, editors, orators, and teachers, artists and sport stars; that we are engaged in all the enterprises common to other humans – digging gold from the Gold Coast to Congo, feeding sheep and cattle on the hillside, living, moving, acting, thinking, planning, living in families as husbands, wives, and children, and above all, confessing and worshipping the Christian God and Allah, and looking hopefully for life and immortality beyond the grave – we are called upon to prove that we are humans?

Would you have me argue that every human is entitled to equality? That he or she is the rightful owner of his or her own body and land?  You have already declared it.  Must I argue the wrongfulness of racism?  Is that a question for any political party?  Is it to be settled by the rules of logic and argumentation, as a matter beset with great difficulty, involving a doubtful application of the principles of biology or philosophy hard to understand?  Is there a human beneath the canopy of heaven who does not know that racism or discrimination is wrong?

What!  Am I to argue, taking the case of the holocaust ongoing in the DRC, that it is wrong to slaughter millions of innocent Congolese who never invaded either Rwanda or Uganda, to gang rape over 2 million Congolese women, including the elderly and the little girls as young as 4 years old and to mutilate or to cut up some in pieces then carve off their genitals and carry them away as trophies after gang raping them (we have photos), to shove long pieces of pipes or wood in women’s genitals after gang raping them before butchering them, to burn alive women after gang raping them, to bury alive groups of women for resisting being gang raped, to slaughter or burn alive entire families, to hack children, little children to death, to make boys rape their mothers in front of the entire family or face death or to make the father rape his daughter in front of the entire family or face death?  Must I argue that these unspeakable and inhuman acts that you, Europeans, have documentation just like we do, are wrong and should be condemned and punished?  No – I will not.  To argue the wrong of these heinous acts will be to insult your humanity and mine, since none is DUMB.

What, then, remains to be argued?  Is it that racism is not divine; that God did not establish it; that those who preach and practice brethren-hood are mistaken?  There is blasphemy in the thought.  That which is inhuman cannot be divine.  Who can reason on such a proposition?  They that can, may – I cannot.  The time for such arguments is PAST.

At a time like this, scorching irony, not convincing argument is needed.  Oh! Had I the ability, and could I reach the Union’s ear, I would today pour out a fiery stream of biting ridicule, blasting reproach, withering sarcasm, and stern rebuke.  For it is not light that is needed, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder.  We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake.  The feeling of the EU must be quickened; the conscience of the EU must be roused; the propriety of the nation must be startled; the hypocrisy of the EU must be exposed; and its crimes against God and humans must be denounced.

What to the African people is your “prosperity and peace” summit in Brussels? I answer, a couple of days that reveal to them more than any other days of the year, the gross injustice and cruelty to which they are constant victims.  To them, your “summit” is a SHAM; your boasted prosperity, peace, security, democratic governance, human rights, hollow mock; your Union greatness, as the Scripture says, is swelling vanity; your sounds of rejoicing about your programs for Africa are empty and heartless; your prayers and hymns, your sermons and thanksgivings, and with all your religious parade and solemnity (illustrated in the DRC with your use of African fools of the cloth to legitimize repeated fraudulent elections) are to them mere bombast, fraud, deception, impiety, and hypocrisy – a thin veil to cover up crimes which would disgrace a nation of savages.  There is not a nation of the earth guilty of practices more shocking and bloody than are the powers of Europe (and the US) at this very hour for financing, supporting, tolerating, covering up, rewarding, and brushing aside all the atrocities and the misery and the poverty and the crimes and the genocides and the holocaust and the sufferings taking place in Africa.

Not as though your own have not told you, warned you, or tried to raise your conscience about your crimes in Africa, but you, like the most foolish and obstinate mule that refuses to budge no matter what, you will not listen. I will not cite all of them but give two or three titles: “Whispers of Genocide, and, again, Africa suffers alone”; “West’s Involvement in Congo Suffering”; “Apocalypse in Central Africa: Ongoing Repression, War Crimes, and US Involvement”; “Women Left for Dead – And the Man who’s Saving Them”; “Where Anti-Arab Prejudice and Oil Make the difference; the contrast in Western attitudes to Darfur and Congo shows how illiberal our concept of intervention really is”; “Report of the Mapping Exercise documenting the most serious violations of human rights and international humanitarian law committed within the territory of the Democratic Republic of the Congo between March 1993 and June 2003”; Ludo Martens’ “Le Congo à la veille du 45e anniversaire de l’indépendance”; “Congo’s Tragedy : the War the world forgot”; “Hollande a Trouve dictateur a son pied”; “How we fuel Africa’s bloodiest war”; “Congo killing fields worse than holocaust”; “Rwandan genocide 20 years after: how Americans were lied to by Bill Clinton who turned Paul Kagame from arsonist into a hero fireman”; “BBC and world media corrupt and racist when it comes to Congo holocaust and Rwanda, yet raising Cain when it comes to Ukraine, Syria,…?”.

Go search where you will, roam through all the conquests of the ancient world, of the antiquities, search out every abuse and when you have found the last, lay your facts by the side of the everyday practices of Europe in Africa (starting with modern Europe’s “discovery” of Africa, through Leopold II’s holocaust all the way to today’s Congo holocaust being carried out by the trio Kagame-Museveni-Kabila/Kanambe for your benefit and your enjoyment and your development), and you will say with me that, for revolting barbarity and shameless hypocrisy, EU (and US) powers reign without a rival.

AfricaGreatLakes4Peace, circa March 31, 2014, copying Frederick Douglass, circa July 4, 1852