Finding interview subjects

Posted May 20, 2010 in Rwanda

If I try to interview anybody aside from a government spokesperson, I may find out that:

Information obtained from another party is regarded as being unofficial and whoever has given out such information is liable to the likely consequences for the damages caused.
Information ... is delivered through proper channels (so that) we can ensure that the journalists have been given well researched information.

Or as one potential source told me:

I don't want to lose my job.