Flavio Bedoya

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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 2002: Colombia

March 31, 2003 12:08 PM ET

Colombia's civil conflict once again took a brutal toll on the country's press, with journalists threatened, attacked, kidnapped, and murdered. At least three journalists were killed for their work in 2002, and CPJ continues to investigate the slayings of five...

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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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37 journalists killed for their work in 2001

January 3, 2002 12:00 PM ET

New York, January 3, 2002--A total of 37 journalists were killed worldwide as a direct result of their work in 2001, a sharp increase from 2000 when 24 were killed, according to CPJ research. At least 25 were murdered, almost...

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37 periodistas asesinados por su trabajo en el 2001

January 3, 2002 12:00 PM ET

Nueva York, 3 de enero de 2002 -- Un total de 37 periodistas fueron asesinados en todo el mundo como resultado directo de su labor en el 2001, un brusco incremento en relación con el año 2000, cuando 24...

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Journalists threatened by paramilitaries

November 20, 2001 12:00 PM ET

Bogotá, November 20, 2001—Four journalists have fled their homes in the southern Colombian department of Nariño after receiving death threats from a right-wing paramilitary faction that accused them of collaborating with rival leftist guerrillas. The letter, signed by the Southern...

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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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Police defuse bomb outside Communist Party newspaper office

May 21, 2001 12:00 PM ET

Bogotá, May 21, 2001 --- Police bomb disposal experts defused a "cluster" bomb packed into a Chevrolet Luv pick-up truck outside the offices of the Communist Party newspaper Voz in downtown Bogotá today, a police spokesman said. The 550-pound bomb...

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