Sebudandi Pierre-Claver and Kamondo Veronique. They both passed away from natural causes before the genocide.
Nyiramakwikwi Emilliana is 97 years old. She lived in Uganda before the genocide. She currently lives in Kigali with Tharcisse’s brother, Mugema Landuard and his family.
Chantal's aunt and her children
From left: Regina, Ancilla (Chantal’s aunt) , Benoit, Nyiramutima Verediana, Mutamuriza, Imenamikore Benjamin (who was a popular volleyball player)
Everyone was killed except Regina and Mutamuriza who where both outside of Rwanda when the genocide started.
Chantal's relatives and friends
A group of Chantal’s friends and relatives from Gisagara. Only 3 people in this picture survived, Chantal (3rd from left standing), Padiri Bosco (5th from left standing), and Sabizeze (2nd from right sitting, with a white shirt). Everyone else was killed during the genocide
Seminega's university residence in Taba, Butare.
The residence was renovated after the genocide and continues to be used by the National University of Rwanda to house professors.
The house with the underground hiding chamber in Munazi, Butare, where the Seminega family spent 1.5 months.
Note: This picture was taken by Joel (Tharcisse’s son in 2014)
View of the valley from the Seminega's residence in Taba Butare.
This area used to be a forest, that had a path that led to the valley, and eventually to Save where Seminega’s family sought refuge at the start of the genocide.
Note: This picture was taken by Joel (Tharcisse’ son) in 2014.
"The ricket" in Save, Butare.
Area around the ricket where Tharcisse’s family were hiding one night.
Note: This picture was taken by Joel (Tharcisse’s son) in 2014.
A Chronicle of Hope-Revisiting the Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda Event, Atlanta Georgia, April 4th, 2019
Tharcisse speaks in Atlanta at the Centre for Human and Civil Rights
Tharcisse and Chantal at "A Chronicle of Hope" Event, Atlanta Georgia, April 4, 2019
Attendees at the "A Chronicle of Hope" Event, Atlanta, Georgia, April 4, 2019