Alfredo Abad López

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Untold Stories

October 29, 2005 12:00 AM ET

Threatened on all sides, Colombia's news media muzzle themselves....

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Marked for Death

May 2, 2005 1:30 AM ET

The Five Most Murderous Countries for Journalists...

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Attacks on the Press 2001: Colombia

March 26, 2002 12:09 PM ET

The Colombian press remained in the cross fire of an escalating, decades-old civil conflict pitting two major leftist guerrilla groups against the Colombian army and right-wing paramilitary forces. While peace negotiations slowly moved forward at the beginning of 2002, the...

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November 12, 2001 12:00 AM ET

New York, July 11, 2001—In a tragic week for the Colombian press, three local broadcast journalists have been murdered in the violence-plagued country since July 4. CPJ is investigating all three deaths to determine whether the journalists were killed because...

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Colombia Briefing: Bad Press

September 1, 2001 8:17 PM ET

This Colombian warlord cultivates journalists. He also murders them. For Carlos Castaño, it's all about image....

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José Duviel Vásquez Arias

July 6, 2001 12:00 AM ET

An unidentified gunman shot and killed Vásquez, news director of the local radio station La Voz de la Selva (The Voice of the Jungle), and tried to kill his colleague Omar Orlando García Garzón, news director of the same...

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Attacks on the Press 2000: Colombia

March 19, 2001 12:08 PM ET

IN A DEVASTATING YEAR FOR COLOMBIA, journalists were murdered, assaulted, threatened, and kidnapped. Many fled into exile. With the peace process that began in 1999 largely moribund, a nearly four-decade conflict that pits two major leftist guerrilla groups against the...

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24 JOURNALISTS KILLED FOR THEIR WORK IN 2000 Highest Tolls in Colombia, Russia, and Sierra Leone

January 4, 2001 12:00 PM ET

New York, January 4, 2001 --- Of the 24 journalists killed for their work in 2000, according to CPJ research, at least 16 were murdered, most of those in countries where assassins have learned they can kill journalists with impunity....

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Two journalists murdered

December 14, 2000 12:00 PM ET

Bogotá, December 14, 2000 --- Early yesterday morning, two men on a motorcycle killed radio journalist Alfredo Abad López as he was saying goodbye to his wife outside their home in the southern Colombian city of Florencia....

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