Rwanda | Gakenke: Authority urges people to continue giving information on genocide victims
Those knowing whereabouts of the 1994 genocide against Tutsi’s victims are supposed to reveal their locations so that they are buried in respect of which they were stripped off when they were butchered.
This was said during the ceremony of burying the remains of 4 genocide victims in Ruli memorial site in Ruli sector in Gakenke district on the Friday 14th.Sept.2012.
Hon. Devota Uwamaliya as well as many other leaders who were present said that Rwandans should no longer be burying the remains of their loved ones after 18 years, people should reveal the information of their whereabouts and stop denying those that care the truth and bury them and the act be done with forever.
Deogratias Nzamwita the mayor of Gakenke district asked all people in the district, whoever has information on where the genocide victims could be buried, to give it out so as to bury their remains giving them back their respect they lost in their death.
Genocide survivors were asked not to live in pain and loneliness anymore but to uphold each other’s company, fighting for development while forming cooperatives.
Three among the 4 buried bodies were got from Minazi sector and one from Rushashi sector and they were all buried in Ruli memorial site where about 198 bodies of the 1994 genocide against Tutsi victims are buried.