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Journalists Killed in 1992 - Motive Confirmed: Pedro Yauri

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1993
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Radio Universal
June 24, 1992, in Huacho, Peru

Yauri, director of the "Punto Final" news program on Radio Universal in Huacho, was detained by five men. According to eyewitnesses, the men, four of whom were wearing police uniforms and one of whom was dressed as a civilian, took Yauri at around 2 a.m., beating his father before they left. Yauri's whereabouts remain unknown, but he is presumed dead.

Beats Covered:Human Rights, War
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Government Officials
Taken Captive:Yes


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