French journalist Camille Lepage assassinated in Central African Republic
tags timeline 2014, africa, assassination,Journalist Targeted, suspect unidentified
May 13, 2014 French journalist Camille Lepage assassinated in Central African Republic (new yorker) the body of the twenty-six-year-old French photojournalist Camille Lepage was found in a car driven by members of the so-called Anti-Balaka militia force in the Bouar region of the Central African Republic.
Lepage, who moved to the country last year to document the conflict in the region, worked as a freelancer and was on assignment when she was killed. The office of President François Hollande released a statement that read, “Everything will be done to uncover the circumstances of this assassination and to track down who murdered our compatriot.”
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