Journalists Killed  |  Peru

Adolfo Isuiza Urquia

Radio Tropical

August 23, 1992, in Juanjui, Peru

Isuiza was tortured and killed in Juanjui, in the Peruvian jungle, by suspected drug traffickers. A correspondent for the Tarapoto-based Radio Tropical, Isuiza had received threats and had expressed fear about reporting from the area, which is heavily influenced by drug traffickers.

Medium: Radio

Job: Broadcast Reporter

Beats Covered: Crime

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: No

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Criminal Group

Impunity: Yes

Taken Captive: Yes

Tortured: Yes

Threatened: Yes

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