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First name:  Serge

Last name:  Maheshe

  • Gender:  Male
  • Job:  Journalist - Sub-editor
  • Media outlet:  Radio Okapi
  • Type of media:  radio
  • Born:  Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Died:  13 June 2007 Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Targeted? yes


Shot several times by two men as he left a friend’s home in a suburb of Bukavu and was about to get into United Nations marked vehicle, which the UN station’s journalists used. He was ordered to lie on the ground and then shot. He had worked for Radio Okapi since 2002 and was one of the best-known journalists in the region.


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