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Agathon Rwasa

Date of Birth: January 1964
Place of Birth: Ngozi Province, Burundi


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Hardliners to the fore

This 'government of national unity' only includes five supporters of the main opposition figure, Agathon Rwasa, of the Forces nationales de liberation, all of whom obtained minor portfolios...


UN: 'unfair, unfree'

One reason, say local observers, is that the government of Nkurunziza's Conseil national pour la défense de la démocratie-Forces pour la défense de la démocratie (CNDD-FDD) is embarrassed that the opposition coalition, led by Agathon Rwasa of the Forces nationales de libération, still scored up to 25% of the vote in some areas...


The President digs in

Demonstrations took place in Tutsi neighbourhoods but also in Kanyosha, stronghold of the Forces nationales de libération's Hutu leader, Agathon Rwasa...


Pierre nears the precipice

On 16 April, ADC-Ikibiri said it was in talks with other opposition parties to pick a single presidential candidate and said Agathon Rwasa of the Forces nationales de libération would be the strongest challenger...


Massacres in the mist

The government is clamping down on any FNL factions that won't collaborate, including that of its historical President, Agathon Rwasa, even if they have not resumed their armed struggle...


Nkurunziza nobbles opposition

In October 2013, the leader of the Forces nationales de libération, Agathon Rwasa, was ousted from the party presidency in favour of Jacques Bigirimana, who led a breakaway FNL faction, at a congress which he called a ‘masquerade’...


Aid threatened, conflict up

The main opposition includes the former rebel Forces nationales de libération, led by Agathon Rwasa...


Storm over opposition man

The FNL is led by Agathon Rwasa and Nkurunziza’s government holds it responsible for many recent attacks (AC Vol 52 No 22, Political violence worsens)...


Pierre Nkurunziza

After Nkurunziza and the CNDD-FDD won the 2010 elections that were widely boycotted by the opposition, FNL leader Agathon Rwasa went into the bush...


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