Dutch Reporters Abandon Ship Over Flotilla’s Own Press Restrictions

June 28, 2011 20:39 by

Disgusted by flotillista media restrictions, naivete, and deceit, Eric Beauchemin of Radio Netherlands (and two other Dutch journalists) abandoned ship rather than sail to Gaza.

But I have worked as a journalist for the past 25 years, and never have I experienced such a closed organisation . . .

Yesterday morning I had a final meeting with the participants. I told the activists that given everything that had happened, they shouldn’t trust the organisation leading this mission.

This is eye-opening. Read the whole thing.

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