PRI claims that Tutsis are the targets of the sterilization plan of men in Rwanda
In an article published by Population Research International and titled “Rwandan Genocide Redux?, Steven W. Mosher rightly condemns the plan devised by General Kagame’s regime to sterilize nearly 1 million men in Rwanda. He writes: “We ask the Rwandan government to end this campaign before it gets underway in earnest. The consequences of sterilizing half of all men of reproductive age will have a serious negative impact on the Rwandan family and economy, and cause additional human suffering among an already-traumatized population.”
But surprisingly, Steven W. Mosher reveals that this condemnation is a move to defend the minority Tutsis. He writes:
“It may also reignite the Rwandan genocide, as the majority Hutus target the minority Tutsis for sterilization. We at PRI have documented many cases where U.S.-funded population control campaigns have been directed by an ethnic, racial, or religious majority at a despised minority.”
The PRI is right to speak out against this sterilization plan of men in Rwanda. However, I have no doubt that Steven Mosher gets it wrong when he claims that “the majority Hutus target the minority Tutsis for sterilization.“
Yes, this is a dangerous plan and can amount to a genocidal plan. But the author is mistaken in thinking that it is aimed at reducing the number of the Tutsi minority.
In fact, this plan is devised by the minority Tutsi led by the RPF-Kagame regime and all who know the Rwandan politics fear that its intended outcome is to reduce the number of Hutus to the levels where there will no longer be a Hutu majority.
The plan might be a continuation of the genocide of Hutus by the RPF-Kagame regime as partially documented in the recent UN mapping reports.
It appears thus that the main argument of PRI opposing that genocidal plan was to defend the rights of minorities. The question now is: Now that it is clear that the plan is devised by the minoriy targeting the majority, will PRI be equally outspoken and continue to oppose it by all means?