Journalists Killed  |  Colombia

Gabriel Cruz Díaz

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.

Medium: Print

Job: Print Reporter

Beats Covered: Human Rights, Politics, War

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: No

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Unknown Fire

Impunity: Yes

Taken Captive: No

Tortured: No

Threatened: No

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