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First name:  Jimmy

Last name:  Higenyi

  • Gender:  Male
  • Job:  Student
  • Born:  Uganda

  • Died:  12 Jan 2002 Uganda


Shot in the back by police in Kampala as he was covering a banned demonstration by the opposition Uganda People’s Congress as part of his journalism studies. Police were overwhelmed by the crowd and began shooting to disperse them. It was his first-ever reporting assignment.


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