Kigali Genocide Memorial

A couple of days ago, I had the opportunity to visit Kigali’s Genocide Memorial. It took me about two hours to go through the entire memorial which is comprised of a mixture of news clippings, old family photos of some of the victims, video interviews of survivors, clothing, bones, and mass graves. I think the thing that struck me the most was the sight of the mass graves. They were literally just huge slabs of cement…and there were so many of them. Because the slabs were unmarked, I don’t know how many bodies were buried under each single slab, but since more then a million died….I can only imagine. “Never Again.”

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