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Journalists Killed in 1994 - Motive Confirmed: Victor Hugo López Escobar

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1995
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1994 - Motive Confirmed: Victor Hugo López Escobar, January 1995, available at: [accessed 26 November 2015]
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Radio Progreso
September 12, 1994, in Guatemala City, Guatemala

López, director of a news program on Radio Progreso, was gunned down by unidentified assailants as he got out of his car in downtown Guatemala City.

Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Unknown Fire
Taken Captive:No


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