Friday, 7 April 2017

TODAY MARKS 23 YEARS AFTER THE 1994 RWANDA GENOCIDE.{PHOTOS}

Image result for rwandan genocide                Today friday April 2,marks the 23rd year after 1994 Rwanda Genocide against the Tutsi by the Hutus in which over 1 million Tutsi were killed.Flags will fly at half-mast during the national commemoration week which marks the beginning of the 100-day genocide memorial period.Government launched the Genocide on April 7,1994,and stopped on July 4th by Rwanda Patriotic Army.President Paul Kagame will light a flame of hope today friday at Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre.The flame,which will stay lit throughout the commemoration period,symbolizes Rwanda's hope of a better future.More than 400 guests including international leaders,dignitaries,survivors and their families and representatives of survivor organisations will attend the ceremony.It is followed by a walk to remember in the afternoon,then a night vigil at National stadium.More graphic photos below.
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