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Visions of Rwanda Photo Project


Alphonsine stands next to a detainee*. She obtained special permission from the government to photograph detainees. Alphonsine wanted to tell others of her experience in the genocide and she felt that photographing the detainees would help to do so.

Alphonsine Uwamariya

Alphonsine stands next to a detainee*. She obtained special permission from the government to photograph detainees. Alphonsine wanted to tell others of her experience in the genocide and she felt that photographing the detainees would help to do so.

* The detainees shown in Alphonsine's photos are not necessarily convicted persons or persons accused of genocide-related crimes.  They may be in prison still awaiting trial and therefore not yet found guilty of any crime. more>>

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