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Eritrean Canadian Community Questions CBC’s Ethics

“Non-resident Canadian Ambassador to Eritrea was in Asmara last month for routine meetings. Pledged to exert efforts for amelioration of ties.”Yemane G/Meskel, Director, Office of the President

Cite pattern of inaccurate and biased reporting … or something else
Cite pattern of inaccurate and biased reporting … or something else

Dear Ms. McGuire,

On May 24, 2014, CBC News published an article online titled “Despite sanctions, Deputy Mayor celebrates conflict-prone state of Eritrea” that was neither balanced nor accurate. The article was in relation to a letter sent by Deputy Mayor Norm Kelly acknowledging the achievements of Eritrea’s people on the eve of its annual Independence Day celebrations.

The article unnecessarily creates controversy around Mr. Kelly’s protocol letter through its seemingly innocuous negative portrayal of Eritrean-Canadian relations, and leaves very little doubt about the accuracy of the facts used to support it. Continue reading Eritrean Canadian Community Questions CBC’s Ethics