Journalists Killed  |  Rwanda

Vincent Shabakaka


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.

Motive Unconfirmed: CPJ is investigating to determine whether the death was work-related.

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