Faces of Genocide
January 3, 2016 - Visitors in the Children's Room at the Kigali Genocide Museum where photographs and stories of a few of the thousands of children who were killed in the 1994 genocide against Tutsis are on view; below each photograph is a short bio about the children: Patrick, 5-years old, Favorite sport - riding bicyle, Favorite food - chips, meat and eggs, Best friend - Alliane his sister, Behavior - A quiet and well-behaved boy, Cause of death: Hacked by machete. Uwamwezi, 7-years old, and Iréne Umutoni, 6-years old, Relationship - Sisters, Favorite toy - A doll they shared, Favorite food - Fresh fruit, Behavior - daddy's girls, Cause of death: A grenade thrown in their shower. Rwandan families donated photographs of their children for the memorial. The memorial museum honors the estimated 250,000 people buried on the site in mass graves.