Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/02/25

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Subject: RE: [Leica] Embedded Brit journalists will receive IraqCampaignmedal
From: Daniel Ridings <>
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2004 09:20:46 +0100 (MET)
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On Tue, 24 Feb 2004, marc wrote:
> > For a journalist who was present to accept a recognition that he was
> > present hardly compromises his neutrality.

But they are receiving medals for their service _and support_. Neutrality
is not even feigned. They supported the campaign, now the government wants
to reward them.

That's pretty "iffy".

> > It simply states that he was
> > there.

Not according to the blurb. The medals are given to those who supported
the campaign.

> > Marc
> >
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