Banning of BBC and crackdown on protests seemingly not on agenda at PM’s talks with SisiThe prime minister, Boris Johnson, lavished praise on Egypt at a bilateral meeting with its president, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, in New York, hours before the UK hosted a global media freedom conference with Amal Clooney, the UK’s special envoy on media freedom.Sisi has just instigated a fresh massive crackdown on journalists following the outbreak of protests against corruption in Egypt. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/sep/25/johnson-offers-words-of-praise-to-egypts-leader-despite-repression
Author : Patrick Wintour in New York
Publish date : 2019-09-25 19:43:07
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