Should awful Genocide images be aired on TV?

Every year on April 7, Rwanda commemorates the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.Two years ago after a series of discussions with concerned organizations such as CNLG, IBUKA, Media High Council and Orinfor, the Government stopped the airing of dismal Genocide images and videos.This was on the basis that repeatedly watching these images victimized and traumatized viewers.This is word on the streets on whether Genocide images and videos should be aired.
L-R:Anatole Manzi;Aimable Twahirwa
L-R:Anatole Manzi;Aimable Twahirwa

“Genocide images depict the history of what the country went through but, it shouldn’t be taken for granted that all people are being helped. Young children sometimes get traumatized when they watch them.”

Anatole Manzi, AERG SFB.

“If the people in the Genocide images aired have no problem, I think there should be no problem about airing them because I think it’s done to inform the public about what happened during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.”

Aimable Twahirwa, Labenevolencija Country Coordinator.

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