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Journalists Killed in 1994 - Motive Confirmed: Charles Bideri-Munyangabe

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1995
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Le Messager
April 11, 1994, in Kigali, Rwanda

Obed Bazimaziki, a journalist with the opposition paper Le Flambeau, was killed near his home in Nyakabanda, Kigali. His colleague Charles Bideri-Munyangabe, a journalist with Le Messager, was killed at the same time. The government had detained Bazimaziki 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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