Robert Ménard quitte le Centre de Doha pour la liberté d'information, "asphyxié" - Le Monde.fr

Robert Ménard quitte le Centre de Doha pour la liberté d'information, "asphyxié" - Le Monde.fr
Former head of Reporters Sans Frontieres leaves Doha-based center for freedom of information, saying he was asphyxiated by the lack of freedom and clashes with funders. Menard blames Sheikh Hamid bin Thamer, al-Jazeera's chairman, for his troubles but praised the Emir and Sheikha Moza.

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