Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre (Rwanda) Reviews
Description:Address: Kigali Memorial Centre, c/o The Aegis Trust, P.O Box 7251, Kigali, Rwanda / The Kigali Memorial Centre was ... more
Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre (Rwanda) ... opened on the 10th Anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide, in April 2004. The Centre is built on a site where over 250,000 people are buried. These graves are a clear reminder of the cost of ignorance. The Centre is a permanent memorial to those who fell victim to the genocide and serves as a place for people to grieve those they lost.
Newest Review: ... for this is a work in progress but sadly already three large stone plaques are full og names and many share the same family name so entire families no longer exist in the country. There is a lovely rose garden where you can sit and reflect and also a forest of remembrance where those people who lost someone close can plant a tree or plant. This is also a work in progress and a lot of the ... more
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Genocide Memorial Centre - Kigali The centre was set up by a joint partnership of the Kigali City Council and the Aegis Trust which is based in the UK. The Aegis Trust was the inspiration of two Jewish men after they had visited sites in Israel. The centre has a number of aims. One was to provide a respectful place of rest for the many bodies found in the area after the 1994 genocide. The second was to be a place of education so that future generations of Rwandans will not forget the atrocities and understand what families went through and by this hopefully prevent it happening again. The third was to inform abut other genocides and once educate ... Read the complete review
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