Antonio de la Torre Echeandía

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In Peru, radio commentator slain in front of family

March 19, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 19, 2007—Two hooded gunmen shot and killed a popular Peruvian radio commentator in front of his wife and children on Saturday night, according to news reports. Eyewitnesses quoted by the Lima daily La República said the attackers...

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Miguel Pérez Julca

March 17, 2007 12:01 AM ET

Two hooded gunmen shot and killed the popular Peruvian radio commentator in front of his wife and children, according to news reports. Eyewitnesses quoted by the Lima daily La República said the attackers opened fire as the journalist and his...

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Attacks on the Press 2006: Peru

February 5, 2007 11:16 AM ET

PERU A Supreme Court decision overturning a local mayor’s conviction in the murder of a radio journalist alarmed the news media and punctuated a year in which provincial reporters faced threats and attacks from local officials and their supporters....

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Peruvian court tosses convictions in journalist’s murder

July 28, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, July 28, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply concerned by the Peruvian Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the murder convictions of three men, one a local mayor, in the 2004 slaying of journalist Antonio de la Torre...

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Journalist attacked, threatened after reporting on colleague’s murder

March 24, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 24, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by threats against Peruvian radio journalist Rory Huaney Rodríguez in the city of Yungay, in the northern Áncash province. Huaney said the threats stem from his coverage of the...

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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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CPJ welcomes convictions in murder of radio journalist

December 16, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, December 16, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the conviction by a Peruvian court of three men in the murder of radio journalist Antonio de la Torre Echeandía in Yungay, northern Áncash Region. On December 15, the Áncash...

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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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CPJ condemns murder of journalistGroup is concerned that local authorities might be responsible

March 25, 2004 12:00 PM ET

Dear Mrs. Calderón: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) condemns the murder of Peruvian journalist Antonio de la Torre Echeandía, who was killed after leaving a party on February 14, 2004, in the city of Yungay, in northern Ancash Department....

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