Nyarubuye Genocide Memorial Centre

With the few ours of drive covering a distance of 140km from Kigali city, is also one of the sites that where under the tragic incident of the 1994 genocide where by over 2000 victims where believed to have been murdered here in this catholic church. It was also alleged that the district mayor Sylvester Gacumbitsi was in charge of this disastrous task in this specific area and was in control of supplying weapons and motivating Hutu’s to use rape and then torture and destroy the Tutsis. Though this genocide memorial centre has been restored back to the church status, and currently its being used by the people in the area, the church grounds houses the memorial centre adjacent to the catholic church.

List of other Genocide Memorial Centres in Rwanda