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Journalists Killed in 1998 - Motive Confirmed: Wilson Ndayambadje

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1999
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National Rwanda Radio and TV
January 28 1998, in Gisenyi, Rwanda

Ndayambadje, a radio and television reporter in Gisenyi, was beaten to death by Emmanuel Rutayisire, a national army soldier. On January 29, Rutayisire was charged with the murder, convicted, and sentenced to death by a military tribunal. He was executed the same day.

Medium:Radio, Television
Job:Broadcast Reporter
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Military Officials
Taken Captive:No


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