The African Union Human Rights Memorial

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The Memorial for the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda

 

The OAU investigated and acknowledged its failure to intervene in the genocide of a million Tutsis and moderate Hutus in Rwanda as a moment of great shame in its history. Its review of this failure shaped the direction of the African Union (AU), encouraging the abandonment of the old principle of non-interference in the internal affairs of its members. The AU is committed to preserving the memory of this immeasurable atrocity and to preventing its recurrence.

 

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