Journalists Killed  |  Rwanda

Charles Karinganire

Le Flambeau

April 24 1994, in Kigali, Rwanda

Karinganire, a journalist with the opposition paper Le Flambeau, was killed at his home by soldiers who butchered him with machetes in front of his young brother. Karinganire had been detained for more than two months in 1991.

Medium: Print

Job: Print Reporter

Beats Covered: Human Rights, Politics

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: No

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Paramilitary Group

Impunity: Yes

Taken Captive: No

Tortured: Yes

Threatened: Yes

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