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AP president: US arrests journalist in Iraq to 'control' information

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posted on Mar, 19 2008 @ 03:56 PM
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AP president: US arrests journalist in Iraq to 'control' information


rawstory.com

Associated Press president Tom Curley says his news organization does not buy the government's argument that one of its photographers arrested in Iraq was working on behalf of the enemy, and he alleged the US is rounding up journalists in an attempt to control information.

"To say the least, we see things very differently," Curley commented dryly, regarding photographer Bilal Hussein, who was arrested two years ago and remains in military custody.
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posted on Mar, 19 2008 @ 03:56 PM
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Naomi wolf comes to mind on this one.

www.huffingtonpost.com...

Ten Steps To Close Down an Open Society

8 Control the press

Italy in the 1920s, Germany in the 30s, East Germany in the 50s, Czechoslovakia in the 60s, the Latin American dictatorships in the 70s, China in the 80s and 90s - all dictatorships and would-be dictators target newspapers and journalists. They threaten and harass them in more open societies that they are seeking to close, and they arrest them and worse in societies that have been closed already.

And the hits just keep on coming.

rawstory.com
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