Skip to comments.US Radio Bombing of Cuba Found Illegal
Posted on 11/15/2007 12:40:25 PM PST by Abathar
Geneva, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The World Radiocommunication Conference recognized Wednesday that US transmissions against Cuba are illegal, thus causing irritation among US representatives at the forum.
After three weeks of negotiations, the conference of technical experts from several countries rejected this practice.
"Radio transmissions from an aircraft only toward the territory of another government, and without its consent," contravenes radio communication regulations," the conference decided.
Diplomats interviewed by Prensa Latina said "this is a firm rejection of measures implemented by the Bush government in the last years.
The plenary meeting also indicated that Washington has not stopped the prejudicial interference of Cuban broadcast services, despite several requests by the Radiocommunications Office.
Regarding that, it urged the United States to adopt the necessary measures to resolve this and asked the International Telecommunications Union to inform on related progress in coming meetings.
After the remarks, the US delegation decided to withdraw from the agreement and, clearly challenging the meeting, said the illegal transmission policy toward Cuba will be maintained.
According to participants, with its stance the United States corroborated its disrespect of multilateralism, and its once again arrogant style in an international event.
"According to participants, with its stance the United States corroborated its disrespect of multilateralism, and its once again arrogant style in an international event."
I wonder which little commie dictator's representative said this, probably Chavez's little toad since it concerns his good buddy Castro.
Why do we put up with this crap?
Yawn. Unless this resolution has the force of law (e.g., if the USA is treaty-bound to honor it), who cares? Besides, we aren’t jamming Cubans’ transmissions. We’re giving them additional things to listen to, if they dare to risk the wrath of Castro by listening to them.
Radio free Cuba
The World Radiocommunication Conference?
Says who? Screw them... it’s not Marcone and they don’t own the air.
“(SCOTUS Chief Justice)John Marshall has made his decision; now let him enforce it!” President Andrew Jackson
Okay, so we stop the “Radio Bombing” and go back to conventional bombing......
Yeah, well, apparently we helped pay for this conference, according to the FCC website. It was organized by the International Telecommunication Union, and is part of the — SURPRISE! — United Nations.
According to participants, with its stance the World Radiocommunications Conference corroborated its disrespect of freedom and liberty, and its once again arrogant style in an international event."
Forgot to say the source of this article, Prensa Latina, is the Cuban government’s news service, the Cuban version of the old sTass.
good then lets radio bomb Geneva instead.
What a bunch of Twits(sp)...
Translation: There is a radio program that criticizes Cuba.
I remember the Cubans threatened to jam all radio in the US if we didn’t stop broadcasting free radio towards Cuba. We threatened to bomb them if they did. end of discussion
It is just freedom of speech.........
Is it? I was wondering, it was linked from another site and I had never heard of it before. It had that progressive / commie feel to it on the page.
OF course its freedom speech, but its what is being said that the world objects to. Had it been praising Fidel there would never have been a peep from anyone.
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