Democratic Green Party of Rwanda

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Democratic Green Party of Rwanda
President Frank Habineza
Founded 14 August 2009 (2009-08-14)
Membership 500,000 (claimed)[1]
Ideology Green politics,
Liberal democracy
International affiliation Global Greens

The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda is a green political party in Rwanda.


The party was established on 14 August 2009, and aimed to contest the 2010 presidential elections. However, it was prevented from registering.[2] The party's vice-president, André Kagwa Rwisereka, was found beheaded during the election campaign.[3] [4]

The party was registered in August 2013, but too late to contest the 2013 parliamentary elections.[5]


  1. ^ "Rwanda's only registered opposition party picks candidate to face Kagame". Africa News. 
  2. ^ Wadhams, Nick (2010-05-05). "Rwanda: Anti-Genocide Law Clashes with Free Speech". Time Magazine. Retrieved 5 May 2010. 
  3. ^ "Deadly attacks on Rwandan opposition spark warning by UN", The Guardian, July 18, 2010
  4. ^ "Violence rises in Rwanda as election nears", Associated Press, June 28, 2010
  5. ^ Tom Lansford (2015) Political Handbook of the World 2015, CQ Press

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