The conviction of the masterminds of
José Emeterio Rivas' murder did not surprise his colleagues in
New York, January 22, 2009--The convictions of three former public officials on charges
of plotting the 2003 murder of Colombian radio commentator José Emeterio Rivas
represent a historic step forward in the campaign to end impunity in the
killings of journalists, CPJ said today. The
three are the first masterminds to be convicted and imprisoned in a journalist
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