Rwandan students in Uganda commemorated Genocide against Tutsi

11:25 AM 2017

As per to The New Times, those youths were carrying banners and placards with messages that fight against genocide ideology and calling for genocide prevention in the world participated also by UCU Deputy Vice Chancellor David Mugawe and several elders of the Rwandan community in Mukono District.

First Counsellor at Rwanda’s High Commission in Uganda, Noel Mucyo told the audience that Genocide deniers are still using diverse ways of changing and disvaluing the crime. “It has been twenty-three years, Genocide against Tutsi took place, but the perpetrators FDLR still appears in the region freely. Even in some countries around the world are home places of many Genocidaires instead of bringing them before justice regarding the crimes they committed against humanity,” Mucyo expressed.

Rev. Emmanuel Munyaneza, a student at UCU and a Genocide survivor, delivered his emotional testimony of the journey of Genocide tragedy he passed through who thanked the Government for restoring respect and dignity to Genocide survivors.

In Uganda, There are three memorial sites including Ggolo in Mpigi District, which is home to remains of over 4,000 Genocide victims, while the others are Kasensero and Lambu in Rakai and Masaka districts, respectively. In 1994, bodies of the victims were dumped into different rivers and ended up on the shores of Lake Victoria in Uganda.


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