Alberto Rivera Fernández

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Alleged masterminds in Peruvian murder acquitted

February 9, 2010 5:08 PM ET

New York, February 9, 2010—In a controversial ruling, a Peruvian tribunal acquitted on Monday two alleged masterminds in the 2004 murder of radio reporter Alberto Rivera Fernández, the local press reported. The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on...

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Court convicts killers but acquits masterminds in murder

November 14, 2007 12:00 PM ET

NOVEMBER 14, 2007 Posted December 28, 207 Alberto Rivera Fernández, Frecuencia Oriental KILLED The Superior Court of Ucayali sentenced two men for Rivera’s 2004 murder but acquitted two others accused of masterminding the killing, including a former mayor, the Peruvian...

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Attacks on the Press 2005: Peru

February 16, 2006 11:16 AM ET

PERU Attacks and threats against the press, particularly in Peru's interior, continued a disturbing upward trend that began in 2004. After lessening in frequency and severity after President Alberto Fujimori fled office in 2000, assaults on journalists were reported regularly...

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Attacks on the Press 2004: Peru

March 14, 2005 11:16 AM ET

Peru Attacks and threats against journalists increased considerably in 2004, reversing a decline that had followed Alejandro Toledo's accession to the presidency in 2001. And while Peruvian journalists generally work freely, several have been prosecuted on criminal defamation charges. The...

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Journalist killed by unidentified gunman

April 23, 2004 12:00 PM ET

New York, April 23, 2004—An unidentified gunman killed Alberto Rivera Fernández, a host of a radio show and a political activist, in Peru’s eastern Ucayali Department, on Wednesday, April 21. The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is investigating whether the...

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