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guajira Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-19-05 05:46 PM
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Bias Claim Against Reporters Group (Cuba - Reporters W/o Borders
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Edited on Thu May-19-05 05:49 PM by guajira
Some of us have noticed this going on for a long time. It's great to see someone spell it out!!

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The international journalists' organisation Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has been accused of receiving money from the US state department and Cuban exile groups and of pursuing a political agenda.
The claims of political bias, published in a report in Washington this week, were denied by the group yesterday.
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She claimed that RSF was failing to follow the non-partisan example of Mdecins sans Frontires - Doctors Without Borders - and suggested that it was part of a "neocon crusade against the Castro regime". The reports suggested that RSF had highlighted Cuba rather than countries that were more dangerous for journalists, such as Colombia.

Barahona also claimed RSF was "on the payroll of the US state department" and had received money from the Centre for a Free Cuba, an exile group. The reports suggested that Mr Menard had campaigned to have Cuban government accounts at European banks frozen in the same way as "the bank accounts of terrorists".
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http://www.guardian.co.uk/usa/story/0,12271,1487015,00....
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