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Nyanza gets new Genocide Memorial site

Posted on 30 April 2014 by peter

Nyanza gets new Genocide Memorial site

60 remains of the genocide victims from different parts of Nyanza district will be laid at rest in the new Genocide memorial site worth up to Rwf300 million

A new Genocide memorial site worth over Rwf300 million has been completed in Nyanza district and will be home to additional 60 Genocide remains which will be given a decent burial on May 3rd 2014,in the new site.

Residents in Busasamana sector in Nyanza district joined efforts in community work to clean the site on April 26th 2014.

“We built a modern memorial site to accord a decent burial to genocide victims. The remains of the victims have been lying temporarily in other mass graves in the district,” said Abdallah Murenzi, mayor of Nyanza district.

Nyanza gets new Genocide Memorial site1

Nyanza gets new Genocide Memorial site1  Residents participated in community work to clean and level the compound at the new memorial site in Busasamana sector of Nyanza district

The new Genocide memorial site is the biggest in the district. Rwanda for the 20th time is commemorating 1994 Tutsi genocide victims.

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