- "World News: Cuba Proposes Freeing 52 Political Prisoners," by Jose de Cordoba and Keith Johnson, Wall Street Journal, 8 July 2010, p.A14.
- "Cuban Government Vows to Release 52 Prisoners," by Marc Lacey, New York Times, 8 July 2010, p.A12.
It may be possible the ALA's refusal to seriously support the librarians may have helped keep their activities as librarians invisible to the main stream media in the examples above. If so, once again, while "censors" keeping children from inappropriate material gets the ALA's attention and press coverage, true censorship and true suppression of intellectual freedom does not. Once again we see another black stain on the ALA's record, another reason why ALA misinformation in local communities cannot be trusted.
See also my previous blog posts on the jailed Cuban librarians.