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Nyanza Genocide Memorial Rwanda

Nyanza Genocide Memorial Rwanda

At the beginning of the genocide in April 1994, over 2,000 Tutsis took refuge in the École Technique Officielle (ETO) was a Salesian secondary school in Kigali, Rwanda. On April 11, 1994 ETO school on the outskirts of Kigali, protected by the United Nations Peace Keeping force.

Following the pulling out of the UN, refugees were made to march up the road to Nyanza where they were all assassinated. At present, this site, marked by simple wooden crosses, is representational of the neglect of Rwanda by the International Community. Each year on April 11th, a memorial ceremony takes place on the site where the deserted refugees were murdered in cold blood.