1994 Rwanda Images or Description of Images

Benedict Moran filed this request with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency of the United States of America.
Tracking #

NGA-2023- FOIA-00020

Due Jan. 3, 2023
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: Benedict Moran

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

1) Copies of satellite images or descriptions of satellite images taken of the area near Masaka, Rwanda in March or April of 1994 showing missiles, the trajectory of missiles fired, or indicia that missiles were previously launched from this location.

2) Copies of any satellite images or descriptions of satellite images taken of Byumba stadium, Rwanda and/or the surrounding area in April, May, or June of 1994.

3) Copies of any satellite images or descriptions of such images showing human corpses, mass graves, large fires or indicia of large fires between April, 1994 and December, 1994 in any of the following locations: Byumba, Rwanda; Rusumo, Rwanda; Rukoma, Rwanda; Gabiro, Rwanda; and Gabiro Training camp near Akagera Park, Rwanda.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Benedict Moran

From: Benedict Moran


I did not receive a response acknowledging receipt of this FOIA request, so I'm writing to follow up on this.

Can you please let me know if this request was received, and is being processed?

Many thanks,

Benedict Moran

From: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED

Good day Mr. Moran,

Thank you for contacting the NGA FOIA/PA Requester Service Center.

Please see attached is your NGA Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Acknowledgement Letter. Your request is identified as NGA-2023-FOIA-00020. Please feel free to contact us anytime for questions and/or concerns.

Thank you.

NGA FOIA/PA Requester Service Center

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