Name: Radio station ransacked by local government official in Peru

Date:  1995 - 2005

Location:  South America

SubjectPolitical/Economic/Social Opinion


Artist: Alfredo Del Carpio Linares

Confronting Bodies: The mayor, his supporters and police of Camana, Peru

Date of Action: October 1998

Specific Location: Camana, Peru

Description of Artwork: There are no allegations made against the radio station director's content.

Description of Incident: One week after Mayor Enrique Gutierrez took office, he and his supporters sacked Linares' office at Radio Armonia.

Results of Incident: Linares was threatened with death if he refused to leave the city within one week. Linares complained that the police did not respond to his assault.

Source: Index on Censorship, 1/99

Submitted By: NCAC

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