Climate activists accused of ‘attacking free press’ by blockading print works

Extinction Rebellion protests at News Corp sites condemned by Society of Editors as ‘attempt to silence other voices’Ministers and MPs from all parts of the political spectrum have condemned Extinction Rebellion for blocking the delivery of newspapers across the UK on Saturday.Four national newspapers, including the Sun and the Daily Mail, were missing from some newsagents’ shelves on Saturday morning after more than 100 environmental protesters targeted printing presses owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp on Friday evening. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-05 17:00:00 UTC ]
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A year on from Apple Daily’s closure, what’s left of Hong Kong’s free press?

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