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First name:  Mario

Last name:  Bonino

  • Gender:  Male
  • Job:  Sports journalist
  • Media outlet:  Diario Popular ; Sur ; La Razón
  • Type of media:  print media
  • Born:  Argentina

  • Died:  11 Nov 1993 Argentina
  • War zone:  no
  • Targeted? yes


Found in the River Riachuelo, near Buenos Aires, on 15 November, four days after vanishing from his home. He had not drowned and no poisons were found in his body.

  • Argentina - 1983-93
  • Argentina was largely peaceful after democracy returned in 1983, but attacks and threats against the media increased in the run-up to parliamentary elections in October 1994.

  • Coordinator of the press office of the Buenos Aires Press Workers’ Union (UTPBA), the capital’s biggest media workers’ organisation.


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