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Journalists Killed in 1994 - Motive Confirmed: Emmanuel-Damien Rukondo

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1995
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1994 - Motive Confirmed: Emmanuel-Damien Rukondo, January 1995, available at: [accessed 15 December 2017]
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April 24, 1994, in Kigali, Rwanda

Rukondo, a freelance journalist for Rubyiruko-Rubanda and president of the Association of Newspaper Owners, was killed in Centre Saint-Paul, in Kiyovu, Kigali. He was forced to get into the back of a truck and was paraded naked around the neighborhood before being killed and his body cut into pieces.

Job:Print Reporter
Beats Covered:Human Rights, Politics
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Paramilitary Group
Taken Captive:Yes


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