UFERI

AcronymDefinition
UFERIUnion of Federalists and Independent Republicans (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
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For example, during the first field trip, in February and March 2009, a Kasaian woman, the widow of a Katangan worker, said that after the appointment of Etienne Tshisekedi as prime minister by the Sovereign National Conference on 15 August 1992, her Katangan neighbours said every day: 'This time, the Kasaians will go back home by foot, because they have voted for Tshisekedi.' (33) In Kolwezi, a Katangese employee of the Gecamines told me that a fellow Katangese, who was both his co-worker and a neighbour, had sung songs that members of the UFERI militia had sung during the violence; this had happened several nights before the announcement of the 2011 presidential election returns, between 9 p.m.
(56) This echoed a provocation by Kasaians in Lubumbashi, after the appointment of Etienne Tshisekedi as prime minister on 15 August 1992: they had marched through the streets with two dogs wearing neckties to symbolize the previous prime minister, Nguz a Karl-I-Bond, and Governor Kyungu wa Kumwanza, the two Katangan leaders of the UFERI.
(59) This colour recalled the violence against Kasaians, as members of the UFERI militia had worn red headbands.