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Nyamata Genocide Memorial Centre

Nyamata Genocide Memorial Centre

The Nyamata Genocide Memorial Centre is found about 35 kilometers in the south of Kigali city in Bugasera region. Nyamata is among the many genocide memorial centres in Rwanda that also act as tourist attractions. The Nyamata genocide memorial centre was a church where approximately 2,500 people were killed and it has become symbolic of the barbaric behavior of women during the Rwandan masacres. In the church at Nyamata, there will be graphic and audio-visual displays that will focus predominantly on the mass rape, brutalization of women and the use of HIV as a planned genocide weapon.