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Peru - Journalist wounded in kidnap attempt, organized crime suspected

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Feliciano Gutiérrez Suca, the daily La República's correspondent in the southern city of Juliaca, was shot in the leg while resisting a kidnap attempt by two gunmen near his home on 5 November. The attempted abduction appears to have been prompted by a story he wrote last month October implicating the local police in contraband activities. “We hope there will be a thorough investigation into this attack and that, until it is completed, Gutiérrez will be given effective protection,” Reporters (...)

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