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Journalists Killed in 1996 - Motive Confirmed: Norvey Díaz

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1997
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Radio Colina
October 18, 1996, in Girardot, Colombia

Díaz, director and editor of "Rondando los Barrios" on Radio Colina, was found murdered, a gunshot wound in his neck, in the resort town of Girardot. He had received death threats because of his reporting on alleged police involvement in the murder of homeless people and on investments in local resorts by drug traffickers.

Beats Covered:Crime, Human Rights
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Unknown Fire
Taken Captive:No


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