Journalists Killed  |  Rwanda

Tharcisse Rubwiriza


April 8 or 9, 1994, in Kigali, Rwanda

Rubwiriza, a journalist in the radio section of the government information department Orinfor, was killed at his home in Gikondo, Kigali, on April 8 or 9. Rubwiriza ran a popular Sunday morning radio program where he reviewed a cross section of the week's newspapers and discussed opposition views.

Medium: Radio

Job: Broadcast Reporter

Beats Covered: 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: No

Threatened: No

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