I condemn the killing of César Henry Vivanco Castro. I call on the authorities to investigate the circumstances and motives of Henry Vivanco’s murder so as to establish if it was related to his work.Audrey Azoulay
Henry Vivanco, a well-known photojournalist and writer, and a member of the national journalists’ union, the Federación Nacional de Periodistas, had last been heard from two days prior to the discovery of his body, which showed signs of violence.
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See also: UNESCO observatory of killed journalists