In February 1997, Kagame's death squads killed Mr. Alphonse Marie Nkubito, the founder of the first Rwandan Human Rights Organization and former Attorney General under the RPF government. Mr. Nkubito was killed because he had dared to point his accusing finger to some RPF elements responsible killings of Hutu civilians in different locations around the country.
On February 14, 1997, Mr. Vincent Nsanzabaganwa, former chairman of the Rwandan Security Council, was murdered by Kagame's death squads at his home in KigaliCity.
On November 15, 1997, Colonel Stanslas Hakizimana was killed by Kagame's death-squads together with his whole family in Nyarutovu, Ruhengeri. Col. Hakizimana was Kagame's classmate at the US Army Command and Staff College (SGSC) in Leavenworth, Kansas.
On December 26, 2002, Kagame's secret services shot and killed Mr. Gratien Munyarubuga, a co-founder of the Democratic Party for Renewal (PDR-Ubuyanja).
In June 2003, Colonel Cyiza, former vice-president of Rwandan appeal court was abducted and later killed. His body was never recovered.
On April 7, 2003, Dr. Leonald Hitimana was killed and his body dumped into the NyabarongoRiver. Congressman in the transitional assembly, Dr. Hitimana, member of the Republican Party, was a vocal opponent of one party rule that Kagame wanted to impose on the Rwandan people by banning other political parties.