April 11, 1994, in Kigali, RwandaObed Bazimaziki, a journalist with the opposition paper Le Flambeau, was killed near his home in Nyakabanda, Kigali. His colleague Charles Bideri-Munyangabe, a journalist with Le Messager, was killed at the same time. The government had detained Bazimaziki in 1991.
Job: Print Reporter
Beats Covered: Human Rights, Politics
Local or Foreign: Local
Type of Death: Murder
Suspected Source of Fire: Paramilitary Group
Taken Captive: No