The commemoration of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi activities have started this Saturday in a national event that is taking place at Kigali Genocide Memorial in Gisozi.

The event marking the beginning of the Mourning Week and the 100 days of commemoration is attended by President Paul Kagame and First Lady Jeannette Kagame where they laid wreaths on mass graves.

Different officials attended the event alongside diplomatic missions representing their respective countries in Rwanda.

Also the representatives of genocide survivors organisations laid wreaths unto the graves.

At Gisozi, President Kagame and first Lady Jeannette Kagame lit a torch of hope.

Kigali Genocide Memorial is resting place to over 250,000 genocide victims.

This year’s commemoration is taking place under the theme “Remember, Unite, Renew”

The events continue with remarks from different officials. src :Igihe

The Express News

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