Browse Messages of Remembrance

Christine Lagarde France

Accompanied by Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Claver Gatete, Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund visited the Kigali Genocide Memorial on 27 January, 2015. Twenty years after the genocide in Rwanda and seventy years after the liberation of Auschwitz Nazi concentration camp, Ms. Lagarde shared her impressions and her insight … Continued

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David Toovey (26) Australia

There is no other. There is only us. 21 years ago, more than one million Rwandans were killed in the Genocide against the Tutsi. This week, the country began 100 days of mourning. I watched a man who led the fight to stop the genocide comfort a nation with his words. I watched a survivor … Continued

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Gashagaza Nelson (26) Rwanda

A genocide of more than 800,000 human beings in less than one hundred days – that is beyond anyone’s imagination. In contrast, the Gisozi memorial presents the fates of individuals. It keeps in our minds the wounds caused by the horrible actions so that they may be healed by society. The memorial gives memory a … Continued

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Minister Ebrahim Al Hashimi, Minister of State of Foreign Affairs United Arab Emirates

May they rest in peace and may the atrocities of genocide never occur again in this world.

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Student, Female Rwanda

Keep remembering what happened, let us never forget. But go on with the nice future that God has made for us.

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Student, Female Rwanda

After all I have seen I would like to say ‘genocide never again’. As a young person, I will reject the ideology of genocide.

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Female England

Very emotive and powerful experience. Very informative and well-structured.

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Student, Male Rwanda

I wish all Rwandan people could recognise their traditional unity as well as the reconciliation so that they could live longer in the country God gave us.

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Student, Male Rwanda

After my visit here: There is in my mind that “No genocide” and I’ll give everything to stop it.

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Student, Male Rwanda

Genocide should never happen again anywhere in the world.

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