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Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Confirmed: Dona St. Plite

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1994
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Confirmed: Dona St. Plite, January 1994, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4e64949322.html [accessed 28 December 2014]
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WKAT, Miami
October 24, 1993, in Miami, USA

St. Plite, a Haitian-born reporter and commentator for radio station WKAT in Miami, was murdered at a benefit for the family of Fritz Dor, a colleague killed two years earlier. His name had appeared on a hit list of supporters of ousted Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide. He was the third Haitian-born journalist killed in Miami in three years.

Medium:Radio
Job:Broadcast Reporter, Columnist / Commentator
Beats Covered:Human Rights, Politics
Gender:Male
Local or Foreign:Local
Freelance:No
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Political Group
Impunity:Partial
Taken Captive:No
Tortured:No
Threatened:Yes

 

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