Journalists Killed  |  Rwanda

Emmanuel-Damien Rukondo

Rubyiruko-Rubanda

April 24, 1994, in Kigali, Rwanda

Rukondo, a freelance journalist for Rubyiruko-Rubanda and president of the Association of Newspaper Owners, was killed in Centre Saint-Paul, in Kiyovu, Kigali. He was forced to get into the back of a truck and was paraded naked around the neighborhood before being killed and his body cutinto pieces.


Medium: Print

Job: Print Reporter

Beats Covered: Human Rights, Politics

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: Yes

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Paramilitary Group

Impunity: Yes

Taken Captive: Yes

Tortured: Yes

Threatened: No


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