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More than 400 journalists have been victims of the armed conflict in Colombia: National Center of Memory

  • Source: W Radio
  • February 10, 2021

"The National Center for Historical Memory revealed that 425 journalists were victimized during the armed confrontation in Colombia between 1958 and 2020. The greatest violent acts against them were selective murders with 244 press professionals killed, followed by abductions (149 records ) and forced disappearances with 23 victims.

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According to the Memory Center, the most difficult time for journalism in the context of the conflict was between 1996 and 2003, reaching its maximum peak in 1999 (about 40 cases)."

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