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Journalists Killed in 1994 - Motive Unconfirmed: Vincent Shabakaka

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1995
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1994 - Motive Unconfirmed: Vincent Shabakaka, January 1995, available at: [accessed 24 October 2017]
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June 1, 1994, in Kigali, Rwanda

Shabakaka, a journalist for the Kigali-based newspaper Kiberinka, was killed by militiamen in Nyamirambo, at the home of his neighbors. In 1992, he and several colleagues from the paper were threatened and went into hiding, fearing arrest.

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