G&M exposes government’s heavy-handed editing

After complaints to the Access to Information Commissioner, the government released a heavily-edited version of a Foreign Affairs report entitled “Afghanistan-2006; Good Governance, Democratic Development and Human Rights.” Paul Koring compares passages from an unedited version of the report – obtained by the Globe and Mail – with their edited counterparts and finds a “consistent pattern of excising negative findings or observations from the report with positive ones left in.”