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[Photo] Rwandan genocide, 'one of history's greatest crimes' - Israeli PM

[Photo] Rwandan genocide, 'one of history's greatest crimes' - Israeli PM

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Israel Bibi Genocide

The photo has the condolence message of Israeli premier, Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife after they toured and laid a wreath during a visit to the Kigali memorial center as part of his one-day visit to the Rwanda.

‘‘We are deeply moved by this memorial to the victims of one of history’s greatest enemies – and reminded of the haunting similarities to the genocide of our own people.’‘

About the Kigali Memorial Center

  • It was set up to commemorate the Rwandan Genocide
  • The remains of over 250,000 are interred there.
  • The Center is a permanent memorial to those who fell victim to the genocide
  • It also serves as a place in which the bereaved could bury their family and friends.
  • The Center is administered by the Aegis Trust and the Kigali City Council.
  • This memorial centre is one of six major centres in Rwanda that commemorate the Genocide.
  • The five others are the Murambi Memorial Centre, Bisesero Genocide Memorial Centre and Ntarama Genocide Memorial Centre and others at Nyamata and Nyarubuye.