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Rwanda: Bisesero Memorial site is in the Karongi District, Western Province. More than 27,000 victims of genocide are buried here. They were killed after a brave and long resistance and self defence until they were betrayed by French soldiers. This memorial is composed of nine small buildings which represent the nine communes that formerly made up the province of Kibuye. Also the nine spears in the monument represent the nine communes that formerly made up the province of Kibuye. One should remember that this site, where the memorial has been built, is now called “Hill of Resistance” because of the heroic resistance mounted by the people of Bisesero against their assassins.