CBC refuses to name war crimes suspects, misrepresents policy

An Angry Flea! I sent the following to the Office of the Ombudsman, supposedly independent of the CBC. http://www.cbc.ca/ombudsman/contact.html

CBC refuses to name war crimes suspects, misrepresents policy

The CBC has refused to name war crimes suspects identified by the federal government or link to the federal website established to help locate them:

Following public reaction, the CBC edited the article (without signalling the change) to explain their choice not to help find war criminals hiding in Canada:

“CBC News’ practice is not to name suspects, and therefore is not publishing the names or photos of the suspects at this time.”

A quick search of the CBC website using the CBC’s own search function (Google reveals more) and the search term “suspect” reveals CBC articles where the name and photograph of criminal suspects are published by the CBC.

The CBC owes the public an apology for this disingenuous statement of policy, an investigation into who authorized the change to the article and an explanation for why the CBC refuses to assist the police and Solicitor General in pursuing war crimes.”

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