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Journalists Killed in 1994 - Motive Confirmed: Tharcisse Rubwiriza

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1995
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1994 - Motive Confirmed: Tharcisse Rubwiriza, January 1995, available at: [accessed 27 April 2017]
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April 8 or 9, 1994, in Kigali, Rwanda

Rubwiriza, a journalist in the radio section of the government information department Orinfor, was killed at his home in Gikondo, Kigali, on April 8 or 9. Rubwiriza ran a popular Sunday morning radio program where he reviewed a cross section of the week's newspapers and discussed opposition views.

Job:Broadcast Reporter
Beats Covered:Politics
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Paramilitary Group
Taken Captive:No


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