UA 319/93 - Argentina: kidnapping / physical assault / death threats / fear for safety: Hernan Lopez Echague

UA 319/93 - Argentina: kidnapping / physical assault / death threats / fear for safety: Hernan Lopez Echague

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Index Number: AMR 13/002/1993
Date Published: 9 September 1993
Categories: Americas, Argentina

Hernan Lopez Echague, a reporter for the Buenos Aires daily Pagina 12, has been the victim of violent physical attacks and death threats by unidentified men on two occasions between 25 August and 9 September. The attacks followed his journalistic articles linking members of the ruling Peronist party with thugs that attacked journalists on 14 August at the Rural Association (Sociedad Rural) farm fair.


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