Parmenio Medina Pérez

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Two shooting incidents reported at La Nación in less than a month

March 28, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 28, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists today called for a prompt and thorough investigation into two gunfire attacks this month against the facilities of the daily newspaper La Nación in Costa Rica's capital, San José. Three...

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Attacks on the Press 2002: Costa Rica

March 31, 2003 12:08 PM ET

Information about the 2001 murder of journalist Parmenio Medina Pérez remains scarce. Although his killing heightened efforts to reform Costa Rica's outdated media laws, the legislative commission that was created to study such laws made no advances during 2002, while...

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Attacks on the Press 2001: Americas Analysis

March 26, 2002 12:12 PM ET

AGAINST A BACKDROP OF TROUBLED ECONOMIES AND DEMOCRACIES, the Americas saw an increase in violent and verbal attacks against journalists during 2001. The number of journalists murdered in the region has grown, with 11 killed for their work in 2001,...

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Attacks on the Press 2001: Costa Rica

March 26, 2002 12:09 PM ET

Costa Rica, a country long regarded as one of the freest and most democratic in Latin America, was profoundly shocked by the July 7 murder of veteran journalist Parmenio Medina Pérez--the first assassination of a journalist in the country's recent...

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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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Radio journalist shot dead

October 12, 2001 12:00 AM ET

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), a nonpartisan organization dedicated to the defense of journalists worldwide, is writing to express its profound sorrow over the killing of radio journalist Parmenio Medina Pérez. We are encouraged by the swift start of the official investigation and hope the authors of this heinous crime will be brought to justice.

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