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PostSubject: Castro's death exposes yet again the double standards of the BBC   Mon Nov 28, 2016 12:45 am

Fidel Castro, in death, got a much kinder treatment from the BBC than did Lady Thatcher. He was “iconic”; she was “divisive”. 


Students place candles around an image of Fidel Castro at the university in Havana where he once studied law

On the Today programme on Saturday, Richard Gott, formerly of the Guardian, spoke movingly about how people all over the world “just adored” El Comandante.  His murder of political dissidents was no more than “the sort of thing you would expect” in that part of the world. No new reforms would be needed after Castro’s death because, thought Gott, “all the necessary changes have been made”.
Gott was correctly billed as an expert on Latin American affairs, and it was not, in itself, unreasonable for the BBC to give voice to those who admire the Cuban monster. A few counter voices were later heard. But the key thing was what we were not told about Richard Gott.

In 1994, he was exposed by the Spectator as having taken money from the KGB, the main security service of the...

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/11/27/fidel-castros-death-exposes-yet-double-standards-bbc/

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