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Journalists Killed in 1992 - Motive Confirmed: Alejandro Pérez

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1993
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1992 - Motive Confirmed: Alejandro Pérez, January 1993, available at: [accessed 22 January 2018]
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Channel 2-Frequencia Latina TV
June 5, 1992, in Lima, Peru

Pérez, a producer with Channel 2 television, was killed by a truck bomb that destroyed the building that housed Channel 2 television. The guerrilla organization Sendero Luminoso (Shining Path) was responsible for planting the bomb. Also killed were several security guards, including Javier Reyes and Teddy Hidalgo.

Beats Covered:Human Rights, War
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Political Group
Taken Captive:No


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