TITLE

Colombia needs reprieve for terrorized press

AUTHOR(S)
Smeets, Marylene
PUB. DATE
August 1998
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;8/13/98, Vol. 90 Issue 182, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the status of Colombian journalists. The risk of being targeted by guerrillas or paramilitary death squads if they report on official corruption; The number of journalists killed since 1994; The hope for press freedom with the change to president Andres Pastrana Arango who is a former journalist; How press freedom had been limited previously; Press freedom as an essential component of a just society.
ACCESSION #
947115

 

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