Remains of over 500 genocide victims given decent burial

By IGIHE
On 6 October 2017 at 12:30

Remains of 547 victims of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi were given a decent burial in Nyanza Genocide Memorial in Kicukiro District.

All bodies were found in the surroundings of Kanombe Military Camp.

Speaking at the burial ceremony, the Ibuka Vice-president, Egide Nkuranga called on all people to continue telling authorities where bodies of victims of 1994 genocide against the Tutsi were dumped.

“I would like to request people who know other pits where victims were dumped to give us information. When these bodies are given decent burial it relieves hearts of survivors” he said.

The Executive Secretary of National Commission for the Fight Against Genocide (CNLG), Dr. Jean Damascene Bizimana called on Rwandans to continue fighting genocide ideology and deniers at both local and international levels.

“As we bury these bodies, we should remember to fight all forms of genocide ideology and deniers especially foreigners,” he said.

Nyanza Genocide memorial is a home to over 11,000 victims of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi.

All bodies were found in the surroundings of Kanombe Military Camp.

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