Daily Archives: May 2, 2020

Amnesty Reports Chilling Details of Egypt Press Crackdown

Journalism in Egypt has effectively become a crime over the past four years, as authorities clamp down on media outlets and muzzle dissent, Amnesty International said in a report released Sunday. As the number of coronavirus infections in Egypt continues to rise, the government is strengthening its control over information, the London-based rights group said,

White House Blocks Fauci’s Testimony on Administration’s COVID Response

The White House is blocking Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease expert, from testifying Wednesday before a House of Representatives committee that is investigating how the Trump administration has handled the COVID-19 pandemic. Fauci’s testimony would be “counter-productive,” Judd Deere, a White House spokesman said in a statement. “While the Trump administration continues its