Kwibuka 26 in the Netherlands

The Embassy of the Republic of Rwanda in the Kingdom of the Netherlands has the honor to inform that in observance of all measures announced by the Dutch Government aimed at limiting the spread of COVID-19, ceremonies marking the 26th Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi was broadcasted through the Embassy social media channels from Tuesday 7 April to Monday 13 April 2020. 

 

KWIBUKA26 PROGRAM IN THE NETHERLANDS

Every day at 1600 hours the video that was planned for that day was put online. Check the schedule and click on the link for the respective video on the respective day. Also after 13 April, the videos will be available for watching.

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07/04/2020 

16:00

Recorded Kwibuka26 ceremony available online:

  • Introduction by MC Mr Herbert NDAHIRO

  • Testimony by Cecile UMULISA, a Genocide survivor 

  • Lighting Candles of Hope by Members of Diaspora and Friends of Rwanda 

  • minute in memory of the victims 

  • Speech by Mrs Christine SAFARI, Chairperson of IBUKA - Netherlands 

  • Kwibuka Music Interlude 

  • Speech by H.E. Ambassador Yoka BRANDT, Secretary General of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs

  • Music interlude

  • Speech by H.E. Jean Pierre KARABARANGA, Ambassador of The Republic of Rwanda to The Netherlands 

  • END

 

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Click here to watch the video of Lighting Candles of Hope by Members of Diaspora and Friends of Rwanda.

08/04/2020

 

16:00

Speech by H.E. AGIUS CARMEL, President of IRMCT 

 

26 years after the Genocide against the Tutsi, the legacy of ICTR and the role of the IRMCT.

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17:00

SOMETIMES IN APRIL, film on Genocide against the Tutsi 

With Idriss ELBA as main actor

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09/04/2020

16:00

Screening of NDI UMUNYARWANDA, documentary movie

The role of politicians in destruction and building Rwanda

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10/04/2020

16:00

Screening of KILL THEM ALL, documentary movie

Documentary on international community’s role in the genocide 

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11/04/2020

16:00

Screening of UBUMUNTU, documentary movie

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12/04/2020

16:00

Screening a presentation by Mr. Bart LEDEGANG, a Dutch investigative journalist

The rationale for his book “De perfect onmenselijke - Over-leven na de Genocide".

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12/04/202017:00Screening of 7 DAYS IN KIGALI, Documentary film

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13/04/2020

16:00

Screening of ISETA, Documentary film

Documentary on a personnel experience by a foreign journalist during the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda.

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Kwibuka 26 Updates by the National Commission for the Fight against Genocide

As per the law No 15//2016 of May 2, 2016 governing ceremonies to commemorate the Genocide against Tutsi, commemoration starts on April 7 every year. 

The National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) will be highlighting key actions that preceded the commission of the Genocide; and other dates that are of significance in propagation of hate ideology that led to the Genocide perpetrated against Tutsi. 

 

Murambi: The deployment of French military of the Operation Turquoise had allowed the continuation of massacres and rape in the refugees camp and its surroundings.

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June 28, 1994: the report of the special rapporteur of the UN Human Rights Commission, Mr. Degni-Segui, recognized that a Genocide has been perpetrated against Tutsi since April 7, 1994.

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Nyarushishi: the deployment of the French militaries in the Operation Turquoise had allowed the continuation of massacres and rape in the refugees camp and its surroundings.

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Turquoise: military operation to the rescue of the genocidal government and its army.

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Kwibuka26: commemoration of families that were completely wiped out.

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June 20, 1994: preparations for the destruction of tutsi in Bisesero and launching of the “operation insecticide”.

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Minister Niyitegeka Eliezer in the implementation of the extermination policy called “civil defense” in the former prefecture of Kibuye.

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June 18, 1994: the Minister of interior, Edouard Karemera, wrote to the commandant of army in Gisenyi to inform him how to kill Tutsi in Bisesero.

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June 17, 1994: the cabinet meeting of Kambanda government lied about the existence of Inyenzi in Bisesero and decided to exterminate the remaining Tutsi of Bisesero.

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June 14 - 17, 1994: Tutsi massacre at Saint Famille and Saint Paul continued and Inkotanyi conducted a special operation to save the victims.

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Minister Karemera Edouard and the implementation of the extermination policy in his home prefecture Kibuye:

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June 14, 1994: RPF Inkotanyi army liberated Gitarama city and the criminal government fled to Gisenyi.

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June 13, 1994: the reporter Daniel Mermet launched a daily depiction of the genocide he witnessed in Nyarubuye, Bagosora arrived in Rwanda with arms to destroy Tutsi.

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Nyiramasuhuko Pauline in the implementation of Tutsi extermination policy called “civil defence” in her home prefecture of Butare.

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Killings of Tutsi in Nyamirambo Catholic Parish and the genocide implication of Minister Callixte Nzabonimana in his home prefecture, Gitarama.

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June 10, 1994: Kambanda government set a standard for traders to purchase guns to be used in the genocide and intensified genocide in Kibuye.

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June 9, 1994: Kambanda government approved strong measures to continue the acceleration of “auto-defense civile”.

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June 8, 1994: massacre of children born from Hutu women and Tutsi men in Kavumu, Ngororero.

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June 6, 1994 : Strategies to improve the image of Kambanfa’s Government abroad and increased number of wounded soldiers.

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June 5, 1994: Prime Minister Jean Kambanda met all army and gendarmery chiefs to tighten war tactics and to conclude the termination of Tutsi who were still alive.

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The capture of Kabgayi city devastated Kambanda’s government and prompted the acceleration of genocide and acquisition of more weapons to fulfill the Genocide plan.

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June 2, 1994: RPF-Inkotanyi troops rescued Tutsi in Kabgayi concentration camp.

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UNAMIR temporarily suspended the evacuation of people from Hotel des Mille Collines and comfirmed the massacre of Tutsi in Kabgayi.

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The genocidal government and its militias accelerated the genocide against the Tutsi and UN debates about the categorization of the killings in Rwanda came to an end.

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Evacuation of the refugees from Hotel Des Mille Collines and the death of Capitain Mbaye Diagne of UNAMIR.

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Genocide intensified in the southern region of the country and Inkotanyi continued to liberate some parts of the nation.

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May 1994: urgent implementation of the plot to exterminate Tutsi through the so called “auto-defense civile” program launched in 1991 by President Habyarimana.

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Urgent extermination of Tutsi between May 25 and 30, 1994.

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Deniers of Genocide against the Tutsi on a battle to call themselves genocide survivors and discovering a new Genocide which did not happen.

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May 22, 1994: capture of Kanombe airport and Kanombe military camp, a fatal blow for the genocidal government.

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May 14-18, 1994: massacre of Tutsi in Musambira and Byimana continued and the international community constantly refused to help affected Tutsi.

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Doctors and nurses listed for committing Genocide crime while practicing within health structures in Kigali city.

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Doctors, nurses and medical staff role in the Genocide: Northern, Western and Eastern provinces.

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Doctors, nurses and medical staff committing Genocide crime while practicing within health structures in the Southern Province without Huye district. 

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The significance of doctors & nurses’ role in the Genocide against the Tutsi.

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May 13, 1994: Tutsi massacre in Bisesero.

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May 12, 1994: massacre of Tutsi at ADEPR Nyabisindu - Muhanga.

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May 11, 1994: details of French aid to the genocidal government as presented by General Jean-Pierre Huchon.

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May 10, 1994: the content of col. Rwabalinda’s report after his journey to France.

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May 9, 1994: French military cooperation with the genocidal government during the genocide.

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May 7-8 1994: genocide against orphaned Tutsi children at Village d’Enfants SOS Gikongoro.

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May 7, 1994: massacre of Tutsi students at Groupe Scolaire Marie merci, Kibeho.

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May 6, 1994: French military support to the genocidal government accelerated genocide against the Tutsi.

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May 5, 1994: the genocidal government put more efforts in accelerating Genocide where Tutsi were not yet killed and massacre of Tutsi at Sovu monastery.

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May 4, 1994: the presiding advisers of president Mitterrand continued their position of unconditional support to the genocidaire government.

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May 3, 1994: how the Genocide against the Tutsi was carried out.

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May 2, 1994: the implementation of Genocide perpetrated against the Tutsi throughout the country.

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May 1, 1994: the implementation of Genocide perpetrated against the Tutsi throughout the country.

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April 30, 1994: the implementation of Genocide perpetrated against the Tutsi throughout the country.

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April 29, 1994: the implementation of Genocide perpetrated against Tutsi throughout the country.

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April 28, 1994: the implementation of Genocide perpetrated against Tutsi throughout the country.

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April 27, 1994: the implementation of Genocide perpetrated against Tutsi throughout the country.

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April 26, 1994: the implementation of Genocide perpetrated against Tutsi throughout the country.

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April 25, 1994: the implementation of Genocide perpetrated against Tutsi throughout the country.

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April 24, 1994: the implementation of Genocide perpetrated against Tutsi throughout the country.

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April 23, 1994: the implementation of Genocide perpetrated against Tutsi throughout the country.

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April 22, 1994: the implementation of Genocide perpetrated against Tutsi throughout the country.

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April 21, 1994: the implementation of Genocide perpetrated against Tutsi throughout the country.

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April 20, 1994: the implementation of Genocide perpetrated against Tutsi throughout the country.

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April 19, 1994: the implementation of Genocide perpetrated against Tutsi throughout the country.

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April 18, 1994: the implementation of Genocide perpetrated against Tutsi throughout the country.

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April 17, 1994: the implementation of Genocide perpetrated against Tutsi throughout the country:

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April 16, 1994: killers continue extermination of Tutsi all over country.

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April 15, 1994: the implementation of the perpetrated Genocide against Tutsi throughout the country.

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April 14, 1994: the implementation of the perpetrated Genocide against Tutsi throughout the country.

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April 13, 1994: the implementation of the perpetrated Genocide against Tutsi throughout the country.

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April 12, 1994: the implementation of the perpetrated Genocide against Tutsi throughout the country

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Aoril 11, 1994: the implementation of the perpetrated Genocide against Tutsi throughout the country

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April 10, 1994: killers continue extermination of Tutsi all over country.

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April 9, 1994: Tutsi massacres have been perpetred throughout the country.

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April 8, 1994: Genocide was spread throughout the country, militaries and Interahamwe exterminating Tutsi.

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April 7, 1994: the beginning of the Genocide throughout the country is the proof that the Rwandan state had planned the extermination of Tutsi

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Preparation of the Genocide against the Tutsi: highlights from 29 March to 4 April 1991-1994.

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Preparation of the Genocide against the Tutsi: highlights from 23-28 March 1991-1994.

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Preparation of the Genocide against the Tutsi: highlights from 15-22 March 1991-1994.

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Preparation of the Genocide against the Tutsi: highlights from 8-15 March 1991-1994.

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Preparation of the Genocide against the Tutsi: highlights from 1-7 March 1991-1994.

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Preparation of the Genocide against the Tutsi: actions carried out between 23-29 February 1991-1994

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Preparation of the Genocide against the Tutsi: actions carried out between 16-22 February 1991-1994

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Preparation of the Genocide against the Tutsi: actions carried out between 9-15 February 1991-1994

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Preparation of the Genocide against the Tutsi: actions carried out between 1-8 February 1991-1994

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Preparation of the Genocide against the Tutsi: actions carried out between 26-31 January 1991-1994

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Preparation of the Genocide against the Tutsi: actions carried out between 19-25 January 1991-1994

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The genocidaires in political garb: the case of Marcel SEBATWARE, commissioner of the FDU-INKINGI in Belgium:

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The present piece of writing focuses on activities that happened on the dates of 19-25 January 1991-1994:

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Some key activities that characterized the preparation of Genocide against Tutsi between dates of 13-19 January 1991-1994:

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Some key activities that marked the date of 6th-12th January 1991-1994 in preparation of the Genocide against Tutsi:

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