Journalists Killed  |  Rwanda

Eudés Nshimiryo

TV Rwanda

April 7, 1994, in Kigali, Rwanda

Nshimiryo, a director with the state-run TV Rwanda, was killed at his home in Nyamirambo, Kigali, on the first day of the massacres. Soldiers came to his home while he was entertaining guests, some of whom were Tutsi. The soldiers attacked the guests, and Nshimiryo came to their defense by showing the soldiers his press card. He was killed immediately.

Medium: Television

Job: Producer

Beats Covered: Politics

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: No

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Military Officials

Impunity: Yes

Taken Captive: No

Tortured: No

Threatened: No

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