#Europe agenda: Idiocy in Berlin- “Hundreds arrested in German ‘anti-corona’ protests

The protests are largely peaceful, but one section turns violent and 300 people are arrested.

Two women kiss under an old Belarusian national flag as tens of thousands of protesters gather in Minsk, Belarus

Riots in Sweden after far-right activists burn copy of Quran

Unrest in Malmo city after copy of Muslim holy book is burned during a far-right rally in a mainly immigrant district.

Protesters in Minsk on August 14, 2020. Photo by Melirius via Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

This story is based on reporting by Global Voices’ content partner Meta.mk News Agency, a project of the Metamorphosis Foundation

The recent political turmoil in Belarus has been accompanied by an increased amount of disinformation about the country, disseminated through the channels which have already been active in spreading propaganda narratives characteristic of pro-Kremlin troll armies.


Topless sunbathing defended by French interior minister

Gérald Darmanin tweets his support after police asked women relaxing on a beach to cover up.

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