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"Suspected" case in North Korea: "The vicious virus has entered the country", according to Kim Jong-un
A health advertisement with a hint of propaganda. North Korea reported on Sunday a first "suspected" case of Covid-19, and ordered the confinement of the city of Kaesong (in the South) where it was detected. At the same time, the country has placed itself in a state of "maximum emergency" to curb the scourge. The official KCNA agency claims that this case concerns a person who "returned on July 19 after illegally crossing the line" with South Korea.
Morocco: artists publish a manifesto against "repression" and "defamation" .
The initiative, which targets media close to power, mobilizes more than 400 artists. © Provided by Franceinfo In a manifesto known to AFP, more than 400 Moroccan artists and actors denounce the "police repression" and "defamation" on the part of media close to the government who seek to silence voices critics, evoking the fear felt by the artistic and cultural community in Morocco.