Visits to Kigali Genocide Memorial resume

By Elina Jonas Ruzindaza
On 5 May 2020 at 04:30

Authorities at the Kigali Genocide Memorial in Gisozi have announced that visits to the 1994 Genocide Memorial has resumed under the new Coronavirus prevention guidelines.

In March that the government suspended several activities to prevent the spread of Coronavirus in the country, but at a cabinet meeting on April 30, it was decided that some activities would be opened.

In a statement issued on Tuesday, the administration of the Kigali Genocide Memorial said that the memorial was "reopened to visitors every day, between 9 and 4 p.m."

As Rwanda commemorates the 26th Genocide against the Tutsi, people can now pay their respects to the victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi at the memorial.

The Kigali Genocide Memorial is one of Rwanda’s largest memorials where remains of over 250,000 innocent people killed in the April 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi are laid to rest.

The administration of the Kigali Genocide Memorial said that the memorial was "reopened to visitors every day, between 9 and 4 p.m."

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