Independent journalists denied entry into Canada to cover Olympics
Independent journalists and activists detained at Canadian border and denied entry into the country
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Uploaded: 11 Feb, 2010
Recording Date: 11 Feb, 2010
Recording Location: Vancouver
Topical for: 2 Months
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Program Title: Independent journalists denied entry into Canada to cover Olympics
Description: On Tuesday, February 9, John Weston Osburn, an independent U.S. journalist from Salt Lake City, was denied entry into Canada twice. This comes after Martin Macias Jr., an independent radio journalist from Chicago, was detained for eight hours by the Canada Border Services Agency at the Vancouver International Airport and then put on a plane to Seattle.
CiTR News Co-Director Andrew Longhurst spoke about recent events with Mac Scott, a lawyer and member of the Olympic Resistance Network's legal team.
Host(s): CiTR 101.9 FM
Featured Speakers/Guests: Mac Scott, member of the Olympic Resistance Network's legal team
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Politics > Activism
Regional > Canada > British Columbia
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