"Because London Remembers The World Will Change" – Ishami Foundation commemorates the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi at City Hall

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Because London Remembers The World Will Change – Ishami Foundation commemorates the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi at City Hall

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On May 20th 2019 The Mayor of London hosted a formal commemoration service attended by schools, Rwandans in London and Londoners connected to Rwanda for the 25th anniversary of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. Earlier that day students and teachers participating in 25 Schools for Kwibuka 25 attended a workshop to meet survivors of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi and reflect on what we can learn from Rwanda in London today.  The events were held in London’s Living Room – a beautiful venue on the 9th floor of City Hall with panoramic views of the city.

With over 150 people in attendance the atmosphere was warm and connected: people came together from across London to learn from each other and commit to building more tolerant societies.  There were also sad, thoughtful moments as the group remembered the victims of the genocide against the Tutsi and the way in which the international community failed to intervene.  Speakers offered positive reflections about how Rwandans have found a home in London and how Rwandans have rebuilt their country over the last twenty five years. Ishami CEO Eric Murangwa Eugene reminded the audience that we can all make a difference and Rwandan High Commissioner HE Yamina Karitanyi called for recent genocides to be added to the UK’s national curriculum.  “Because London remembers the world will change” said Jo Ingabire Moys, Ishami Foundation Co-Founder.

“The genocide in Rwanda was one of the most horrific periods in modern history. To prevent a repeat of the genocide it’s vital that the world learns from survivors’ stories and remembers its harrowing legacy. “I’m proud that London was able to give a home to many of the survivors and thank the Ishami Foundation for their great work in sharing their stories.” The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan

Full event press release: http://www.ariatupublicrelations.com/news/ishamifoundationkwibuka25

Kwibuka is a Kinyarwanda word meaning remembrance, that is used to describe the commemoration activities in Rwanda.  This year’s commemorations are referred to as Kwibuka 25

 

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