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Complainant Name:
Ms Annika Thunborg

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Metro

Complaint:

Ms Annika Thunborg, Spokesperson of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), complained that the newspaper had inaccurately reported that a member of the CTBTO's staff, whose death was under investigation, was connected to talks about Iran hosted by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). In fact, the individual in question was a processing engineer who had no role whatsoever in the Iran negotiations held by the IAEA.

Resolution:

The newspaper explained that it had updated the story online when contacted directly by the CTBTO. It agreed to make a further change to the article, after the complainant said that another individual who had died at the UN complex, was American (not British as reported) and had fallen from a different building (http://www.metro.co.uk/news/756162-death-fall-of-nuclear-expert-may-be-murder).

Date Published: 80



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