- Posted November 26, 2013 by
This iReport is part of an assignment:
2013: Your greatest moment
"It sparked such emotional reaction in me because I have never been exposed to anything like that in my life before," he said. "To think that it happened because one tribe hated another so much was beyond my understanding." He says Rwandans do not speak much now of the genocide that ripped apart their country in 1994, leaving between 500,000 and one million people dead. "They are trying to put it behind them," he says. - sarahbrowngb, CNN iReport producer
- sarahbrowngb, CNN iReport producer
The experience has left a tremendous impact on me. I have come to further appreciate the importance of every human life and why we should challenge abuses of all kinds. To ensure this never happens in my home country Ghana, I’ve exposed the photos I took in the crypts to as many people as I can. It serves as a reminder to the consequences of tribalism and hatred among people.
I filed the experience in one of iReport’s assignments in April 2013. Here: http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-950136