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Harry Reid Meets With 'Dictator' Hu Jintao, Reporters read Riot act

January 20, 2011 Politisite 0

Reporters were put on notice that, “the two men would not take questions during a photo opportunity, and that reporters were expected to adhere to journalistic standards and codes of ethics, or risk being ejected from the room.”  Alluding that free speech was out on hold during the photo opportunity.  Two questions that come to mind are why did  the Majority Leader call  Hu a ‘dictator’.  No questions on that.  […]

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Myanmar activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi has been released from house arrest.

November 13, 2010 Politisite 0

YANGON, Myanmar – Pro-democracy hero Aung San Suu Kyi walked free Saturday after more than seven years under house arrest, welcomed by thousands of cheering supporters outside the decaying lakefront villa that has been her prison. Her guards effectively announced the end of her detention, pulling back the barbed-wire barriers that sealed off her potholed street and suddenly allowing thousands of expectant supporters to surge toward the house. Many chanted […]