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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!!

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.
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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  -Bias Claim Against Reporters Group (Cuba - Reporters W/o Borders guajira  May-19-05 05:46 PM   #0 
  - I wouldn't condemn RSF outright...  punpirate   May-19-05 06:01 PM   #1 
  - Look reporters without border at their analysis of the United States media  IChing   May-19-05 07:07 PM   #2 
  - I don't think they've said...  punpirate   May-19-05 07:18 PM   #3 
     - And much less in Cuba than most assume.  Mika   May-19-05 09:37 PM   #4 
        - Opposition parties ARE NOT LEGAL IN CUBA.  geek tragedy   May-20-05 01:20 AM   #14 
           - Tell that to the Oswaldo Paya's Christian Democratic Party of Cuba (for 1)  Mika   May-20-05 07:41 AM   #19 
              - I insist on people telling the truth.  geek tragedy   May-20-05 10:22 AM   #20 
              - Hi, Mika. I think Pay's party is the "Christian Liberation Movement."  Judi Lynn   May-20-05 11:01 AM   #22 
  - And what kind of reporting came out of Ven?  Mika   May-19-05 10:17 PM   #5 
  - Well, who controls the press in...  punpirate   May-19-05 10:36 PM   #8 
  - Couple the NED funding with their actions: RSF ignore Iraq and Afghanistan  AP   May-19-05 10:24 PM   #7 
     - Do they, in fact, ignore Afghanistan...  punpirate   May-19-05 10:56 PM   #9 
        - Read the post below.  AP   May-19-05 11:41 PM   #10 
        - I wouldn't be inclined to argue the point...  punpirate   May-20-05 12:29 AM   #11 
           - Calendars  aneerkoinos   May-20-05 03:21 AM   #18 
              - If they're doing that, the only reasons is to "launder" money that the...  AP   May-20-05 10:56 AM   #21 
                 - Yes  aneerkoinos   May-20-05 11:49 AM   #24 
        - Here's hoping they are  burrowowl   May-20-05 12:37 AM   #13 
  - has a really hard-hitting piece on this too.  AP   May-19-05 10:21 PM   #6 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-20-05 12:30 AM   #12 
  - Reporters Without Borders unmasked: Well-financed arrangement with Otto Re  Judi Lynn   May-20-05 02:25 AM   #15 
  - The Reporters Without Borders Fraud  aneerkoinos   May-20-05 03:03 AM   #16 
  - Delightful to see more people are looking at these scums!  Judi Lynn   May-20-05 03:16 AM   #17 
  - Reporters Without Borders appears swayed by government funding  Judi Lynn   May-20-05 11:32 AM   #23 
  - Kick!  Judi Lynn   May-20-05 05:13 PM   #25 

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