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Old 07-19-2006, 06:39 PM   #1
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Media Group Says Chavez Silencing Critics

A U.S.-based press freedom group said Wednesday that President Hugo Chavez is using the courts and legal reforms to weaken journalists critical of his leftist government.

Wrapping up a three-day visit to Venezuela, delegates from the Inter American Press Association expressed concern that threats to press freedom under Chavez could increase as Venezuela prepares for presidential elections in December.

"The different branches of government appear to have a strategy to weaken the work of the independent press," IAPA President Diana Daniels of The Washington Post Co., told a press conference. "We are worried that, far from improving press conditions in the country, freedom could be further restricted before and after the election."

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I told you so. Chavez is using the Same tactis as any communist regime. Mao Ze Dong, Castro, Kim Jung Ill etc... And people like Chavez. He is using the same tactics as Mao. Get the poor on your side and then you controll them.
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