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APPOLOS  HAKIZIMANA

News Organization: UMURAVUMBA

Died: 1997

Location: RWANDA

Shot twice in the head April 27 by unidentified gunmen while returning to his home in Kigali. Hakizimana was chief editor of the bi-monthly magazine Umuravumba, which reported massacres by the Rwandan Patriotic Army. He had been arrested and accused of being an accomplice to genocide in 1996 but was released three weeks later.