Journalists Killed  |  Chad

Kladoumbaye Maxime

Agence Tchadienne de Presse

January 1, 1992, Chad

Maxime, a journalist with the government-owned Agence Tchadienne de Presse and a contributor to the N'Djamena-based private newspaper Le Patriote, was shot by police on January 18. Maxime reportedly failed to stop the motorbike he was driving after police hailed him. He died several days later. Officials said the shooting was unintentional. No investigation was conducted, and no arrests were made.


Gender: Male

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