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“Kagame has cracked down on political and press freedoms as a means to rebuild and prevent another massacre” – Murdoch media bends logic to breaking point in bid to justify political repression in Rwanda

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It always amuses me to see western media types, whose livelihoods depend on freedom of speech, bending over backwards to justify the repression of their fellow journalists in Anglo-American client states elsewhere in the world. Here’s Joe Lauria’s twisted take on Rwanda in Rupert Murdoch’s Wall Street Journal: “Kagame has cracked down on political and press freedoms as a means to rebuild and prevent another massacre”…

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Written by Richard Wilson

September 23, 2010 at 9:41 pm

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    September 25, 2010 at 7:09 am

  2. This is why Holocaust denial laws are dangerous as well as silly/wrong. While they’re in place European nations can’t speak out against speech repression elsewhere without the – somewhat justified – charge of hypocristy.

    BenSix

    October 2, 2010 at 12:37 pm


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