Journalists Killed in 1994 - Motive Unconfirmed: Ignace Ruhatana
|Publisher||Committee to Protect Journalists|
|Publication Date||January 1995|
|Cite as||Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1994 - Motive Unconfirmed: Ignace Ruhatana, January 1995, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4e6494d023.html [accessed 18 January 2018]|
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June 1, 1994, in Kigali, Rwanda
Ruhatana, editor-in-chief of the journal Kanyarwanda and an official of the human rights organization of the same name, was killed in his home district of Nyakabanda by a soldier of the Rwandan Armed Forces. In 1993, he was attacked and injured by armed men who tried to take documents belonging to Kanyarwanda from him.