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Journalists Killed in 1992 - Motive Confirmed: Adolfo Isuiza Urquia

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1993
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1992 - Motive Confirmed: Adolfo Isuiza Urquia, January 1993, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4e64946c1a.html [accessed 16 September 2014]
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Radio Tropical
August 23, 1992, in Juanjui, Peru

Isuiza was tortured and killed in Juanjui, in the Peruvian jungle, by suspected drug traffickers. A correspondent for the Tarapoto-based Radio Tropical, Isuiza had received threats and had expressed fear about reporting from the area, which is heavily influenced by drug traffickers.

Medium:Radio
Job:Broadcast Reporter
Beats Covered:Crime
Gender:Male
Local or Foreign:Local
Freelance:No
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Criminal Group
Impunity:Yes
Taken Captive:Yes
Tortured:Yes
Threatened:Yes

 

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