Walfran Torres Gómez/CPJ Guest Blogger

Walfran Torres Gómez, a Colombian journalist, worked for the newspaper El Sur Caribe and local broadcasters in the northern province of Cesar before relocating to Bogotá.

Death threats force Colombian reporter to relocate

I was on assignment in a slum in the town of Aguachica, Cesar Province, on February 24 when gunmen cut me off and threatened to kill me. “Journalist, shut up or die,” said one of the men, who identified themselves as members of “Los Urabeños,” a criminal gang that operates in Cesar and neighboring provinces.…

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