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Murambi Genocide Memorial Site near the town of Gikongoro. "Only" one of the many slaughtered children, who may represent all the murdered and every day murdering children of Africa.
Love and peace...and bla,bla,bla...
Murambi was a technical school in 1994 and used to collect and kill tens of thousands of Tutsi and moderate Hutu. Men, women and children were slaughtered here in 1994 and the population are determined that it never be forgotten. For this reason, while many are buried in mass graves at the front of the site, hundreds more bodies have been preserved and layed out in the old classrooms for visitors to see.
The bodies in some cases show the last minutes of life, with open mouths, arms shielding faces from the machete blows, mothers holding babies to their chests. Machete blows can be seen on skulls. See the WS, if you want!
The smell is horrific but is nothing compare to what these people went through in their last moments.
It may seem sick to want to go and see corpses on display like this, but the Rwandan people want the world to know what went on. They want to make sure that it doesn't happen to them and other people again.
I invite everybody to go there before travelling to Polynesia, Carribeans, Maldives, etc. or before/after visiting Auschwitz-Birkenau, only for some minutes, to see and to take a deep breathe!

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