Journalists Killed in 1994 - Motive Unconfirmed: Alfonse Rutsindura
|Publisher||Committee to Protect Journalists|
|Publication Date||January 1995|
|Cite as||Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1994 - Motive Unconfirmed: Alfonse Rutsindura, January 1995, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4e6494ce23.html [accessed 1 December 2015]|
Amakuruki I Butare
June 1, 1994, in Butare, Rwanda
Rutsindura, editor-in-chief of Amakuruki i Butare and a contributor to the intellectual journal Dialogue, was killed by militiamen as was he was returning to his home in Butare. His wife, children, and parents were also murdered. In 1990, Rutsindura had been detained for six months for reporting on massacres of students in Butare.