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Draconian policies?

May 21, 2010

US, China set 2011 rights meeting in “candid” talks

IRAN-RIGHTS/Chinese officials did not make public comments on the talks, which Posner said also covered U.S. issues, such Arizona’s draconian new policies on illegal immigrants, racial relations and the problems of Muslim Americans.

Please be more careful when publishing opinion pieces like this one. I was unable to find where it was noted to be an opinion piece. When a journalist writes statements such as “draconian new policies,” it is pure opinion, not news.

Joseph O.

Several readers questioned our use of this word in an objective news story, and they were right: GBU Editor

Michael H. Posner, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State, looks on during Iran’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva February 15, 2010. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

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