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Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Murray Brewster, "NATO slaps restrictions on media in Kandahar," Toronto Star, April 28, 2009.

[Someone in NATO's new imperial army wants to hide. -jlt]

OTTAWA – NATO has imposed tough new restrictions on foreign journalists covering the war in southern Afghanistan, changes that could affect how much Canadians see and hear from war-torn Kandahar.

The new measures, imposed in early March, mirror the way the U.S. military manages reporters in Iraq.

  Canadian soldiers were required to escort newly arrived journalists everywhere on the airfield, including to the dining hall and showers.

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