US civil rights march in DC to go ahead with virus precautions

Many marchers will arrive by bus, others will join satellite marches in states that are hotspots for COVID-19. Amid widespread protests and unrest over the police killings of Black Americans, a national commemoration of the 1963 civil rights March on

U.N. expert accuses White House of 'onslaught' against media

GENEVA (Reuters) – The U.N. special rapporteur on freedom of expression on Monday accused the White House of mounting an “onslaught” against the media and referred to a negative “Trump effect” on global press freedom. In his last official press

Morocco rejects Amnesty’s allegations on spying on journalist

RABAT (Reuters) – Moroccan authorities on Friday rejected an Amnesty report saying they have spied on journalist Omar Radi using Israeli-made technology. Amnesty said it checked Radi’s phone and alleged that authorities had snooped on him using spyware developed by

Saudi Arabia eliminates flogging as form of punishment: document

RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia eliminated flogging as a form of punishment, according to a document from the kingdom’s top court seen by Reuters on Friday. The decision will see the punishment replaced by imprisonment or fines. “The decision is