Republican Rally for Democracy in Rwanda
|President||Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza|
|Founded||3 April 1995|
|Slogan||"A reconciled people in a rule of law."|
|Alliance||United Democratic Forces of Rwanda|
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The party was formed in the Mugunga refugee camp in the Zaire on 3 April 1995 as the Rally for the Return of the Refugees and Democracy in Rwanda (Rassemblement pour le Rétour des réfugiés et la Démocratie au Rwanda). Its first president was Francois Nzabahimana, who had served as Minister of Commerce in the early 1990s. In 2003 the party was renamed the Republican Rally for Democracy in Rwanda.
In April 2006, the party joined with Action for Impartial International Justice in Rwanda, the Democratic Forces for Resistance and the Rwandan Democratic Alliance to form the United Democratic Forces of Rwanda (UDF) alliance, with RDR leader Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza elected President of the UDF.
- A welcome expression of intent: The Nairobi communique and the ex-FAR/Interahamwe African Rights, December 2007
- Republican Rally for Democracy in Rwanda New Times, 3 October 2007