American actor, producer and director, Forest Steven Whitaker paid tribute to the victims of 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. He asked the world to remember and live to prevent Genocide atrocities.
The Last King of Scotland actor paid his tribute through social media, on his official twitter page, on Monday April 07,2014 as Rwanda officially commemorated more than a million Tutsi who were brutally murdered in 1994.
“Keep alive the memory of the 1994 Rwandan genocide to prevent it from ever happening again,” he twitted.
Whitaker also shared a movie speaking about Rwandan genocide dubbed, “A million voices to remember a million lost people.”
Born on July 15, 1961 Whitaker has earned a reputation for intensive character study work for films such as Lee Daniels’, The Butler, Battlefield Earth, Bird and Ghost Dog.
Whitaker won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and a BAFTA for his performance as Ugandan dictator ,Idi Amin in the 2006 film, The Last King of Scotland
World leaders and celebrities are joining in to mark the 20th commemoration of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi. Such are; UN secretary General, Ban-Ki Moon, African Presidents and more.