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Journalists Killed in 1992 - Motive Confirmed: Adolfo Isuiza Urquia

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1993
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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.

Job:Broadcast Reporter
Beats Covered:Crime
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Criminal Group
Taken Captive:Yes


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