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Colombia

Orlando Sierra Hernández , La Pátria
30 January 2002
Orlando Sierra Hernandez, assistant managing editor of La Patria, a regional daily published in the city of Manizales (in the Caldas department of Central Colombia), was seriously wounded by gunfire as he entered the newspaper’s office building on 30 January 2002. Shot twice in the head, he died of his wounds on 1 February. He was known for his very strong views on corruption involving politicians and other leaders in Caldas province, of which Manizales is the main city.