Journalists Killed  |  Peru

Pedro Yauri

Radio Universal

June 24, 1992, in Huacho, Peru

Yauri, director of the "Punto Final" news program on Radio Universal in Huacho, was detained by five men. According to eyewitnesses, the men, four of whom were wearing police uniforms and one of whom was dressed as a civilian, took Yauri at around 2 a.m., beating his father before they left. Yauri's whereabouts remain unknown, but he is presumed dead

Medium: Radio

Job: Producer

Beats Covered: Human Rights, War

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: No

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Government Officials

Impunity: Yes

Taken Captive: Yes

Tortured: No

Threatened: No

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