Just one month after the election of a new president, Kenya’s people are again suffering from the effects of violence and what former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan described as “gross abuses of human rights.” According to U.N. observers, the new unrest has already driven 250,000 people from their homes, with thousands of dwellings destroyed as fights between rival communities escalate.
Regrettably, top officials of many Western countries regard the continuing bloodshed in Kenya and other African countries as evidence of political immaturity and either refer to these nations with patronizing comments or simply ignore them.
“Western countries can’t wipe their hands of these conflicts by writing them off as acts of uncivilized barbarians, since they themselves are responsible,” said Rael, founder and leader of the Raelian Movement, in a statement released on Monday. “Like Rwanda and many other African countries before this, Kenya is living out yet another drama that is 100 percent the legacy of the artificial borders imposed by colonization. And there will be many more.”
During his conference tours in Africa, Rael has said it is more urgent than ever to return to the pre-colonization borders and states that made up the original kingdoms and empires of Kama (the name given to the African continent by native inhabitants before colonizers renamed it “Africa”). Only this will prevent additional genocides, he warned.
He added, “It’s time to destroy the artificial borders and artificial ‘nations’ created by the European invaders who divided Africa by negotiating over maps. Through the massive and rampant corruption that goes on much of the time, presidents, ministers and full administrations are pumping money to add to their Swiss bank accounts. It’s time for traditional kings, emperors and local chiefs to be back in power and together create a continental ‘United Kingdoms of Kama,’ with each ethnic group totally independent.”
Following Rael’s recommendations, Raelian leaders have been meeting with most of the continent’s traditional leaders. In a few countries, they even established political parties named the FERUKA – the Party for the Federation of the United Kingdoms of Kama.
To learn about Rael’s vision for the African continent, visit www.raelafrica.org