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Spotlight: Impunity | Peru

Peru's Supreme Court must act to solve murder of journalist from 2004

On the 10th anniversary of the murder of Alberto Rivera Fernández the Inter American Press Association asks Peru’s Supreme Court to have the crime fully solved so that it does not continue to go unpunished. Rivera Fernández was hosting the program “Transparencia” (Transparency) on Frecuencia Oriental radio in Pucallpa when two hitmen fatally shot him in the chest.

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Explosives set off at home of Peruvian journalist who reported on local corruption

In the early morning of 10 December 2013, the home of journalist Edvan Ríos Chanca was attacked with an explosive device that destroyed the house’s door and windows. The journalist had worked at the newspaper Correo in Huancayo, where he frequently reported on alleged acts of corruption by the regional government.

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