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First name:  Ricardo

Last name:  Gangeme

  • Gender:  Male
  • Job:  Sub-editor
  • Media outlet:  El Informador Chubutense
  • Type of media:  print media
  • Born:  Argentina

  • Died:  13 May 1999 Argentina
  • War zone:  no
  • Targeted? yes
  • Impunity: 2


Murdered in front of his home in Trelew (Chubut province). Six people were charged in the killing. They ran the local electricity coop, which he had criticised for corruption.

  • Argentina - Since 1994
  • Violence and threats against journalists have fallen sharply since 1994, though media freedom remains under attack.

  • Reportedly worked for Argentine intelligence. A friend said the weekly paper was paid by business circles to print stories about local businessman Hector Fernandes.


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