Day of reflection on the genocide in Rwanda to never forget

Jeanne d'Arc Byaje. Photo: UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras

Twenty-one years after the Rwandan genocide, there are still people who deny it was perpetrated, according to the Deputy Permanent Representative of Rwanda to the UN.

Jeanne d’Arc Byaje says the International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda is an opportunity to remind the world that crimes that were committed should never be repeated again.

In 1994, more than 800,000 people, mainly Tutsi, moderate Hutu and Twa, were systematically killed across Rwanda in less than three months.

Priscilla Lecomte met with the Ambassador and began by asking her about the importance of the annual commemoration.

Duration: 3'58"

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