"An election without free flow of news and information is not democratic"

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Reporters Without Borders urges the international community, especially European countries, not to recognise the results of the first round of the presidential election that Iran held on 12 June because censorship and a crackdown on journalists are preventing a democratic electoral process. Arrests of journalists and media censorship measures are growing as Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's 'victory' continues to be disputed.

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What is this doing on OPED news??? Reporters witho... by brian on Sunday, Jun 14, 2009 at 5:23:11 PM
I don't know what position OEN takes on this e... by Kevin Gosztola on Sunday, Jun 14, 2009 at 6:31:02 PM
Brian, You out of all people should be against a... by Kazak Tan on Sunday, Jun 14, 2009 at 11:08:43 PM
The Iranian dictator learned from both Bush & ... by liecatcher on Sunday, Jun 14, 2009 at 7:41:06 PM