Burundi

Christophe Nkezabahizi

13 October 2015

According to media reports, RTNB cameraman Christophe Nkezabahizi, his wife and two of their children - a 16-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy- were shot dead by security forces last Tuesday 13 October at close range in their home in Ngagara district of the capital, Bujumbura. The union said that the cameraman was targeted for being a media worker. Nkerabahizi became the first media professional killed in the African country in 2015.