Journalists Killed in 1992 - Motive Unconfirmed: Helge Hummelvoll
|Publisher||Committee to Protect Journalists|
|Publication Date||January 1993|
|Cite as||Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1992 - Motive Unconfirmed: Helge Hummelvoll, January 1993, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4e6494861c.html [accessed 26 January 2015]|
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October 27, 1992, in Equatoria, Sudan
Hummelvoll, a freelance journalist on assignment for Norwegian Church Aid, was killed in the region of eastern Equatoria in southern Sudan. He and a Burmese relief worker were shot in the back at close range. Rival factions of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Army, which is fighting against the government of Lt. Gen. Omar Hassan al-Bashir, blamed each other for the murders.