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Journalists Killed in 1994 - Motive Confirmed: Charles Karinganire

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1995
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1994 - Motive Confirmed: Charles Karinganire, January 1995, available at: [accessed 28 October 2016]
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Le Flambeau
April 24 1994, in Kigali, Rwanda

Karinganire, a journalist with the opposition paper Le Flambeau, was killed at his home by soldiers who butchered him with machetes in front of his young brother. Karinganire had been detained for more than two months in 1991.

Job:Print Reporter
Beats Covered:Human Rights, Politics
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Paramilitary Group
Taken Captive:No


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