Rwanda commemorates the 1994 genocide

For the 20th time, Rwanda commemorated the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi that claimed more than a million Tutsi, Livinginrwanda.com, brings you the official commemoration event, that happened on April 07, 2014 in pictures, at Amahoro National Stadium.

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Local artist Diane Teta performs at a full Amahoro stadium during the official commemoration day

 

 

President Paul Kagame gives his

H.E, President Paul Kagame gives his Hope and resilience message to Rwandans at the Amahoro National stadium.j

 

Rwandan youth perform in a Drama about how

Rwandan youth perform in a Drama about how the genocide ideology was introduced among Rwandans

 

The drama shows the RPF rescue the

The drama shows the RPF rescue the surviving Rwandans after the 1994 genocide

 

 

 

President Paul Kagame and wife flanked by

President Paul Kagame and wife flanked by other heads of state

 

UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon was among the world leaders at the 20th genocide commemoration

UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon was among the world leaders at the 20th genocide commemoration

 

Former Heads of State, Benjamin Mpaka, Thabo Mbeki, Tony Blair also attended the commemoration

Former Heads of State, Benjamin Mpaka, Thabo Mbeki, Tony Blair also attended the commemoration

 

Kagame accompanied by

President Museveni, Kagame accompanied by the First Lady of Gabon leave the stadium

 

 

groups in the Rwandan community

Different groups in the Rwandan community converge to the stadium, just in time for the commemoration

 

 

First arrivals at the stadium

First arrivals at the stadium

 

Some Heads of state at the commemoration

Some Heads of state at the commemoration

 

Rwandan local leaders attended

Rwandan local leaders attended

 

 

The Amahoro stadium was well decorated for the event

The Amahoro stadium was well decorated for the event

 

 

Rwandans attended in big numbers

Rwandans attended in big numbers

 

 

 

Residents queued up from

Residents queued up from about 6:00am to get places in the Stadium

 

 

The band at the commemoration

The band at the commemoration

 

Trauma counselors helped calm down

Trauma counselors helped calm down traumatized survivors

 

Security was tight

Security was tight

 

The walk to remember was held

The walk to remember was held to launch the 20th commemoration

 

 


















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