.@DanielWickham's lineup of political leaders at Paris "free speech" march

A true rogues' gallery of speech suppressors and outright hypocrites there...
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So here are some of the staunch defenders of the free press attending the solidarity rally in Paris today...
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1) King Abdullah of Jordan, which last year sentenced a Palestinian journalist to 15 years in prison with hard labour jpost.com/Diplomacy-and-…
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2) Prime Minister of Davutoglu of Turkey, which imprisons more journalists than any other country in the world theguardian.com/media/greensla…
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3) Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel, whose forced killed 7 journalists in Gaza last yr (second highest after Syria) en.rsf.org/press-freedom-…
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4) Foreign Minister Shoukry of Egypt, which as well as AJ staff has detained journalist Shawkan for around 500 days dailynewsegypt.com/2014/12/20/pho…
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5) Foreign Minister Lavrov of Russia, which last year jailed a journalist for "insulting a government servant" en.rsf.org/russie-journal…
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6) Foreign Minister Lamamra of Algeria, which has detained journalist Abdessami Abdelhai for 15 months without charge en.rsf.org/algerie-journa…
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7) The Foreign Minister of the UAE, which in 2013 held a journo incommunicado for a month on suspicion of MB links cpj.org/2013/08/uae-au…
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8) Prime Minister Jomaa of Tunisia, which recently jailed blogger Yassine Ayan for 3 years for "defaming the army" amnesty.org/en/news/tunisi…
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9) The PMs of Georgia and Bulgaria, both of whom have a record of attacking & beating journos en.rsf.org/bulgarie-polic… en.rsf.org/georgie-at-lea…
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10) The Attorney General of the US, where police in Ferguson have recently detained and assaulted WashPost reporters washingtonpost.com/news/post-nati…
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11) Prime Minister Samaras of Greece, where riot police beat & injured two journalists at a protest in June last year en.rsf.org/greece-riot-po…
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12) Sec-Gen of NATO, who are yet to be held to account for deliberately bombing and killing 16 Serbian journos in '99 amnesty.org/en/news-and-up…
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13) President Keita of Mali, where journalists are expelled for covering human rights abuses cpj.org/2013/05/malian…
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14) The Foreign Minister of Bahrain, 2nd biggest jailer of journos in the world per capita (they also torture them) cpj.org/2014/02/attack…
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15) Sheikh Mohamed Ben Hamad Ben Khalifa Al Thani of Qatar, which jailed a man for 15 ys for writing the Jasmine poem aljazeera.com/news/middleeas…
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16) Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas, who had several journalists jailed for insulting him in 2013 jpost.com/National-News/…
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17) Prime Minister Cerar of Slovenia, which sentenced a blogger to six months in prison for "defamation" in 2013 en.rsf.org/slovenia-blogg…
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18) Prime Minister Enda Kenny of Ireland, where "blasphemy" is considered a criminal offense en.rsf.org/ireland-making…
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19) Prime Minister Kopacz of Poland, which raided a magazine to seize recordings embarrassing for the ruling party en.rsf.org/poland-violati…
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20) PM Cameron of the UK, where authorities destroyed documents obtained by The Guardian and threatened prosecution en.rsf.org/uk-government-…
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21) Saudi ambassador to France. The Saudis publicly flogged blogger @raif_badawi for "insulting Islam" on Friday theguardian.com/world/2015/jan…
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Egyptian student jailed for 3 years for announcing on Facebook that he's an atheist (Egypt FM also attended today) middleeasteye.net/news/egypt-stu…
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