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First name:  Jorge

Last name:  Tortoza

  • Gender:  Male
  • Job:  Photographer
  • Media outlet:  Diario 2001
  • Type of media:  print media
  • Born:  Venezuela

  • Died:  11 April 2002 Venezuela


Shot in the head while covering opposition protests against President Hugo Chavez’ government. He was taking pictures at the front of a demonstration.

  • Previously worked for police forensic photography lab.
    Worked over 10 years at Diario 2001.


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