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Journalists Killed in 1995 - Motive Confirmed: Gabriel Cruz Díaz

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1996
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1995 - Motive Confirmed: Gabriel Cruz Díaz, January 1996, available at: [accessed 19 October 2017]
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El Heraldo
November 11, 1995, in Chinu, Colombia

Cruz Díaz, a correspondent for El Heraldo in the department of Córdoba and a member of the Colombian Academy of History, was stabbed to death in Chinu by unknown assailants. He was working on a book about the military's role in Córdoba, where the Colombian government has been battling leftist insurgents.

Job:Print Reporter
Beats Covered:Human Rights, Politics, War
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Unknown Fire
Taken Captive:No


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