Rwanda’s Media Council release over 50 names of journalists killed in Genocide

March 29, 2011

Kigali: Ahead of the 17th commemoration of the Tutsi genocide the Media High Council has released a new list of 51 journalists killed during the Genocide, RNA has established.

The 51 names of journalists were published together with 13 media institutions they operated in and most of them are no longer in existence. The new research follows the contested list produced by Reporters Without Borders in 1995.

Releasing the names, the media body said the list is provisional and seeks to uncover full truth about journalists who lost their lives, their respective media houses and members of their families who survived.

With the exact number of journalists killed still unknown the media council has called for people with related information to come forward and help establish those who may have been missed.

The full list below:

1.    RUBWIRIZA Tharcisse
2.    MWUMVANEZA Médard
3.    GASANA Cyprien
4.    MPAMBARA Eulade
5.    KARAKE Claver
6.    KARAMBIZI Gracien
7.    KARINDA Viateur
8.    RUDAHANGARWA J. Baptiste
9.    SEBANANI André
10.    KALISA Callixte
11.    NSABIMANA Emmanuel
12.    BUCYANA Jean Bosco
13.    MBUNDA Felix
14.    MUNYARIGOGA Jean Claude
15.    NSHIMIYIRYO Eudes
16.    HABINEZA Aphrodice
17.    MUKAMA Eugène
18.    HATEGEKIMANA Wilson
19.    GAKWAYA Eugène
20.    RUGAJU Jean Claude
21.    BAZIMAZIKI Obed
22.    KARINGANIRE Charles
23.    MUNANA Gilbert
24.    KAYIHURA Octave
25.    NTAGANZWA Alexis
26.    NKUBIRI Sylvestre
27.    MUGANZA Clement
28.    KAYINAMURA M.Beduwa
29.    SERUVUMBA Anastase
30.    KAYIRANGA Marcelin
31.    MUKAMUSONI Jeanne d’Arc
32.    BURASA Prisca
33.    MURERAMANZI Néhémie
34.    NKUNDIMANA Joȅl
35.    MUTESA Donat
36.    RWABUKWISI Vincent(RAVI)
37.    MBARAGA Wellars
38.    SHABAKAKA Vincent
39.    NYIMBUZI Aloys
40.    KAMANAYO Théotine
41.    KAMURASE Martin
42.    MUDATSIKIRA Joseph
43.    KAMEYA André
44.    MUNYAKAZI Bernard
45.    MBUGUJE Sixbert
46.    MUKAMANA Winifrid
47.    RUKUNDO Emmanuel
48.    RUTSINDURA Emmanuel
49.    RUTSINDURA Alphonse
50.    RWEMARIKA Claude
51.    TWAGIRAMUNGU Felix

One thought on “Rwanda’s Media Council release over 50 names of journalists killed in Genocide

  1. Ni byiza gutangaza uru rutonde.
    ariko se: ntimwadushakira n’urutonde rw’abanyamakuru bagize uruhare mu itsemba_bwoko?
    ibi byagira umumaro cyane wo kubamenya no kubageza mu bucamanza kuko bamwe bashobora kuba bihishe mu bihugu hirya no hino.
    murakoze

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