Journalists Killed in 1994 - Motive Unconfirmed: Ignace Ruhatana

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1995
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June 1, 1994, in Kigali, Rwanda

Ruhatana, editor-in-chief of the journal Kanyarwanda and an official of the human rights organization of the same name, was killed in his home district of Nyakabanda by a soldier of the Rwandan Armed Forces. In 1993, he was attacked and injured by armed men who tried to take documents belonging to Kanyarwanda from him.

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