Paris mayor honors genocide victims at Kigali Memorial

By IGIHE
On 4 June 2019 at 10:37

The mayor of Paris, France Anne Hidalgo with accompanying delegation comprised of leaders of Francophone cities yesterday visited Kigali Genocide Memorial and paid tribute to over 250,000 victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi laid there.

They also laid wreaths at the mass graves and toured different facilities at the memorial to learn more about history before, during and after the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

Hidalgo lauded efforts of Kigali Memorial to preserve genocide history.

“I appreciate works done at this memorial. It replicates the entire truth on the execution of genocide,” she said.

Hidalgo stressed that depicting truth on history of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi is the right way to regain strength towards the resilience journey.

They toured different facilities at the memorial to learn more about history before, during and after the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi
The mayor of Paris, France Anne Hidalgo laid wreaths at the mass graves
The mayor of the city of Kigali laid wreaths at the mass graves honoring genocide victims at Kigali Memorial

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