Hugo Bustíos Saavedra

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CPJ Newsletter: A year in review

December 26, 2015 8:30 AM ET

Over the past year, CPJ has documented anti-press violations all over the world, cases of journalists killed, imprisoned, abducted, or threatened in relation to their work. You can see all of our coverage at our website, www.cpj.org. But here at...

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CPJ newsletter: October 2015

October 28, 2015 11:33 AM ET

CPJ advocacy vital in release of imprisoned journalists in Ethiopia...

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Peru's Urresti has eyes on presidency despite being charged in 1988 journalist murder

September 17, 2015 12:00 AM ET

Almost 30 years after Peruvian war correspondent Hugo Bustíos Saavedra was shot dead, the suspected mastermind is on trial. The man accused in the murder, Daniel Urresti Elera, plans to run for president. A special report by CPJ Andes Correspondent...

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Journalist murder haunts career of Peruvian presidential aspirant

September 17, 2015 12:00 AM ET

Daniel Urresti charged in the 1988 killing of reporter Hugo Bustíos Saavedra New York, September 17, 2015--Almost 30 years after Peruvian war correspondent Hugo Bustíos Saavedra was shot dead, Daniel Urresti Elera--a presidential candidate for the ruling Nationalist Party--has been...

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Peru Interior minister under investigation in 1988 journalist murder

July 9, 2014 10:10 AM ET

Some of Peru's top government officials, including President Ollanta Humala, are former army officers who spent the 1980s fighting Maoist Shining Path guerrillas. Both sides committed massive human rights abuses, but now one particularly brutal episode is coming back to...

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