Journalists Killed  |  Rwanda

Obed Bazimaziki

Le Flambeau

April 11, 1994, in Kigali, Rwanda

Obed 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.

Medium: Print

Job: Print Reporter

Beats Covered: Human Rights, Politics

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: No

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Paramilitary Group

Impunity: Yes

Taken Captive: No

Tortured: No

Threatened: No

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