Skip to comments.Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist for Chicago Tribune Charged With Espionage in Sudan
Posted on 08/26/2006 3:19:02 PM PDT by SandRat
CHICAGO -- A Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent for the Chicago Tribune was charged in a Sudanese court Saturday with espionage and other crimes.
Paul Salopek, 44, was charged in a 40-minute hearing with espionage, passing information illegally and writing "false news," the Tribune reported on its Web site. His driver and interpreter, both Chadian nationals, faced the same charges.
"He had no agenda other than to fairly and accurately report on the region," Johns said.
Oh, no say it is'nt so. Not the Chicago Tribune parent of the L.A. Times.
I am shocked!
I now recall that that is the basis for the multi-passport scenario. The reporter's bio looks like he's probably a truth teller. This one might be difficult.
Late 70s, I knew industry people in foreign military sales that had two US passports. One for Arab countrues and one for others. You could get into trouble in Arab countries if they saw visas from certain other countries in your passport. Solution: two passports.
Birth right citizenship right
Should a US citizen be protected in Sudan?
Time to go after Al Jazeera...
Do they really want to play this game?
You tell me....
I don't think *we* want to play this game.
Yep & yep. Even if he is a left wing tool, he's doing a tough job, in a rough neighborhood. Much as I despise some of the outrageous crap by many so called "journalists", this kind of crap is just wrong.
Certainly not. I'm saying, there *may* not be much that our State Department can do for him & odds are, he knew that going in. He was there working & wasn't just on a pleasure tour. I'm sure we're doing everything we can for the guy, which is appropriate.
They think they do.