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Journalists Killed in 1994 - Motive Confirmed: Ken Oosterbroek

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1995
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The Star
April 18, 1994, in Thokoza, South Africa

Oosterbroek, chief photographer for Johannesburg's The Star newspaper, was shot and killed while covering a gunbattle between Inkatha supporters and the National Peacekeeping Force in the township of Thokoza, 11 days before South Africa's first democratic election.

Beats Covered:War
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Crossfire/Combat-Related
Suspected Source of Fire:Military Officials


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