Within hours, the journalists issued a correction, as they realised that employee B referred to the Ministers other assistant, Gsli Freyr Valdrsson. As RWBs statement notes, Gsli Freyr is now on probation, having since confessed and been sentenced to eight months in prison for the leak. The organization urges Icelands government to amend these laws.
The British government at least has the decency to admit there was nothing sinister in the use by the Hong Kong police of tear gas against Occupy protesters. British Foreign Office minister Hugo Swire said this week his government would continue to supply tear gas because no export or international criteria had been contravened. Since late September, our police have effectively been barred from using tear gas.
The news service said Wednesday that Narciso Contreras recently told its editors that he manipulated a digital picture of a Syrian rebel fighter taken last September, using software to remove a colleague’s video camera from the lower left corner of the frame. That led AP to review all of the nearly 500 photos Contreras has filed since he began working for the news service in 2012. No other instances of alteration were uncovered, said Santiago Lyon, the news service’s vice president and director of photography.
Brazilian rancher Marcelo Bastos Ferraz has rejected the Ayoreo’s plea to stop destroying the forest inhabited by their uncontacted relatives. OPIT The last uncontacted Indians outside Amazonia are running out of forest to hide in, say campaigners, as alarming new photos reveal rampant, illegal destruction of their territory. Ayoreo-Totobiegosode Indians, whose uncontacted relatives are hiding in the last patches of forest in western Paraguay, have watched helplessly as cattle-ranching firms illegally invade their territory and raze the forest.
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