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Belgian Peacekeepers Memorial

Camp Kigali Belgian memorial  is the place where ten of the Belgian UN blue  beret soldiers were massacred during the 1994 Rwandan genocide, the soldiers were deployed to guard the prime ministerUwilingimana Agatha  under the command of General Dallaire.

At the beginning of the Rwandan genocide, the presidential guard armed soldiers invaded the home and captured the soldiers disarmed them and took them to camp Kigali where they were brutally murdered; the camp Kigali memorial was established by the Belgian government and opened on the 7

Today there are ten stone pillars put in place in memory of the ten Belgian soldiers, this soldiers served the command of the United Nations Mission Assistance for Rwanda. ( UNAMIR). The palace in which the violence took place was a military camp by that time.