Journalists Killed  |  Rwanda

Wilson Ndayambadje

National Rwanda Radio and TV

January 28 1998, in Gisenyi, Rwanda

Ndayambadje, a radio and television reporter in Gisenyi, was beaten to death by Emmanuel Rutayisire, a national army soldier. On January 29, Rutayisire was charged with the murder, convicted, and sentenced to death by a military tribunal. He was executed the same day.

Medium: Radio, Television

Job: Broadcast Reporter

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: No

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Military Officials

Impunity: No

Taken Captive: No

Tortured: Yes

Threatened: No


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