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Journalists Killed in 1992 - Motive Confirmed: Ismael Jaimes

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1993
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1992 - Motive Confirmed: Ismael Jaimes, January 1993, available at: [accessed 6 October 2015]
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La Opinion
May 6, 1992, in Magdalena Medio, Colombia

Jaimes, the owner and editor of the newspaper La Opinion and a human rights activist in Magdalena Medio, a region plagued by drug trafficking and military violence, was killed by unidentified assailants.

Job:Editor, Publisher / Owner
Beats Covered:Human Rights
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Unknown Fire
Taken Captive:No


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