Rwandans Mark 25th Anniversary of 1994 Genocide

Thousands of Rwandans marked the 25th anniversary of the country's 1994 genocide in a sombre ceremony on Sunday. President Paul Kagame and his wife Jeannette laid wreaths at a mass burial ground where 250,000 victims have been laid to rest. Leaders from across Africa, the European Union, and Canada also took part.

  • Rwanda:   Rwanda Marks 25 Years Since Genocide

    Deutsche Welle, 7 April 2019

    "What happened here will never happen again," said President Paul Kagame. The country will mark the deaths of 800,000 people with a candlelight vigil in a stadium that once… Read more »

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President Paul Kagame and First Lady Jeannette Kagame, flanked by first son, Ivan Kagame, are joined by Presidents Idriss Déby Itno of Chad, far left, and Denis Sassou Nguesso of Republic of Congo, far right, in laying wreaths and honouring victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, at Kigali Genocide Memorial, on Sunday morning.

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