Journalists Killed  |  Peru

Alejandro Pérez

Channel 2-Frequencia Latina TV

June 5, 1992, in Lima, Peru

Pérez, a producer with Channel 2 television, was killed by a truck bomb that destroyed the building that housed Channel 2 television. The guerrilla organization Sendero Luminoso (Shining Path) was responsible for planting the bomb. Also killed were several security guards, including Javier Reyes and Teddy Hidalgo.


Medium: Television

Job: Producer

Beats Covered: Human Rights, War

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: No

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Political Group

Impunity: Yes

Taken Captive: No

Tortured: No

Threatened: No


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