Burial Photographs


Photographs of the burial ceremonies of victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi, during which remains found after the genocide are reburied with dignity.

See also Human Remains Photographs, Memorial Site Photographs, and Commemoration Photographs.

'''Title:''' 9. Gitarama/Nyabikenke
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Burial ceremony photograph. Procession of people walking along a dirt road carrying a white, wooden cross, wreaths and coffins.
'''Location:''' Nyabikenke, Gitarama.
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Title:''' 14. Le méchant les a (text missing) ils sont bénis. Nyabikenke - Gitarama
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Photograph of a burial. Priest is walking beside coffins blessing them as a crowd watches. A girl in a white dress is following the priest.
'''Location:''' Nyabikenke, Gitarama
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Title:''' 18. Même le génie des universitaires s'est aiguise a imaginer de nouvelles méthodes de l'élimination de l'homme par l'homme. Campus de l'Université Nationale du Rwanda - Butare.
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Burial photograph. Large coffins lined up in a row with a sign that reads: "ABIYITAGA ABANYABWENGE NIBO BORETSE IGIHUGU."
'''Location:''' L'Université Nationale du Rwanda, Butare
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Title:''' 18. Même le génie des universitaires s'est aiguise a imaginer de nouvelles méthodes de l'élimination de l'homme par l'homme. Campus de l'Université Nationale du Rwanda - Butare.
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Burial photograph. Group of men carrying a large, wooden coffin. L'Université Nationale du Rwanda, Butare.
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Title:''' 21. Butare/l'Université Nationale du Rwanda
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Photograph of a procession of people carrying signs. Two of the signs read: "STOP RACISM UNITE AND BUILD THE NATION" and "NOUS N'OUBLIERONS JAMAIS QU'ILS ONT ETE VICTIMES DE L'INTOLERANCE."
'''Location:''' L'Université Nationale du Rwanda, Butare
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Title:''' 30. Redonner leur dignité a vos morts est un imperatif pour tout être humain. Gatandara - Cyangugu.
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Photograph of a crowd of people standing my a line of coffins. Coffins are covered in white sheets and wreaths.
'''Location:''' Gatandara, Cyangugu
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Title:''' 34. Cyangugu/Gatandara
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Photograph of men carrying a coffin standing underneath green tarps.
'''Location:''' Gatandara, Cyangugu.
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Title:''' 42. Ici et la, des églises ont été transformées en abattoirs. Kibirira - Gisenyi.
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Photograph of a group of women, including two nuns, holding wreaths of fresh flowers.
'''Location:''' Kibirira, Gisenyi.
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Title:''' 49. Nurambi/Mutara
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Photograph of a crowd of people holding signs standing by three rows of coffins.
'''Location:''' Mutara, Nurambi.
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Title:''' 61. Mbogo/Kigali (illegible)
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Photograph of a group of men placing a coffin inside a mass grave. Coffin is covered in purple sheet with a white cross on top.
'''Location:''' Mbogo, Kigali
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Title:''' 61. Mbogo/Kigali (illegible).
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Photograph of a group of men with shovels filling a mass grave in with dirt.
'''Location:''' Mbogo, Kigali.
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Title:''' 64. Mbogo/Kigali (illegible).
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Photograph of a crowd standing by coffins placed on wooden benches. One of the coffins is open and contains skeletal remains.
'''Location:''' Mbogo, Kigali.
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Special Note:''' Is paired with file
'''Title:''' Nyamasheke/Cyangugu
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Burial Photograph. 7 men standing at the bottom of a mass grave piling bodies on a white tarp laying at the bottom of the grave.
'''Location:''' Nyamasheke, Cyangugu.
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Title:''' Nyamasheke/Cyangugu
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:'''Burial photograph. Men placing a coffin in the bottom of a mass grave. Coffin is covered with a purple cloth and a wreath.
'''Location:''' Nyamasheke, Cyangugu.
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Title:''' N/A
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Photograph of a mass grave containing numerous coffins. Coffins are covered in purple and white sheets.
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Title:''' N/A
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Burial ceremony. Paul Kagame dropping flower petals into a mass grave.
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Title:''' N/A
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Burial ceremony. Jeanette Kagame dropping flower petals into a mass grave
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Title:''' Gatandara/Cyangugu
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Burial ceremony. Group of men lowering a coffin into a mass grave. Grave already contains two other other coffins.
'''Location:''' Gatandara, Cyangugu
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Title:''' 33.
'''Date Taken:''' 1995-11
'''Photographer:''' Vénuste Kayimahe
'''Description:''' Burial photograph of square wooden boxes full of human remains, mostly bones, laying at the bottom of a mass grave next to green tarps containing more human remains.
'''Location:''' Ruhashya
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Special Note:''' Is paired with files , , and
'''Title:''' 38. L'HISTOIRE
'''Date Taken:''' 1995-11
'''Photographer:''' Vénuste Kayimahe
'''Description:''' Burial photograph of square wooden boxes full of human remains, mostly bones, laying at the bottom of a mass grave. Two complete corpses laying on their sides.
'''Location:''' Ruhashya
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Special Note:''' Is paired with files , , and
'''Title:''' 43. REBERO AVRIL 1995. Ils son partout
'''Date Taken:''' 1995-04
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Burial photograph. Six coffins laying at the bottom of a mass grave on a green tarp. Coffins have white sheets with clack crosses laying on their top.
'''Location:''' Rebero
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Title:''' N/A
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Burial ceremony. Group of people looking at 11 coffins laying in a mass grave. Coffins are covered in white sheets with purple crosses. Wreaths of flowers are laying on the coffins.
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Title:''' N/A
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Burial ceremony. Group of people walking past 11 coffins laying in a mass grave. Coffins are covered with white sheets with black crosses. Wreaths of flowers are laying on the coffins.
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Title:''' 44. REBERO AVRIL 15. 1èr anniversaire du Génocide.
'''Date Taken:''' 1995-04-15
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Burial ceremony. Crowd of people, coffins covered with purple sheets, open mass grave and two men holding a sign that reads "TUZIRIKANE IBITAMBO BY'ITSEMBAMBAGA."
'''Location:''' Rebero
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Title:''' N/A
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Burial ceremony. Group of men standing by an open coffin containing bones.
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Special Note:''' Is paired with file
'''Title:''' N/A
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Burial ceremony. Group of people standing by a mass grave containing 5 coffins. Coffins are covered in purple sheets with white crosses.
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Title:''' N/A
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Burial ceremony. Group of men shoveling dirt into a mass grave containing coffins covered in purple sheets with white crosses.
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Title:''' N/A
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Burial ceremony. Man in white jacket shoveling dirt into a mass grave containing coffins covered in purple sheets with white crosses.
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Title:''' 5
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Burial ceremony. Crowd of people holding signs. Sign on far left reads, "UMUTI W'ITSEMBABWOKO MU RWANDA NI UBUTABERA BUHAMYE."
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Title:''' N/A
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Burial ceremony. Photograph of a wreath laying on a mass grave. Wreath says "IMANA IBAKIRE."
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Title:''' N/A
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Burial ceremony. Crowd of people standing by a mass grave. Boy in front holding a sign that reads: "SEULE UNE JUSTICE INTEGRALE CONSTITUE LA RESPONSE."
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Title:''' N/A
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Burial ceremony. Mass grave full of coffins. Coffin on top covered in a white sheet with a purple cross. Coffin is covered in flower petals.
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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'''Title:''' N/A
'''Date Taken:''' Unknown
'''Photographer:''' Unknown
'''Description:''' Group of women dressed in white imishaninas standing under a purple sign that reads: "DON'T FORGET THE VICTIMS OF GENOCIDE" in English, French and Kinyarwanda.
'''Repository:''' Kigali Genocide Memorial
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