A reminder that the public has a right to debate the issues that they think are important, such as wearing a mask, and that media gate-keeping of that only lessens trust in the media; calls for a “discussion” on limiting the right to protest met with resounding silence, or tacit approval, from Ireland’s human rights NGOs; and the media response to Trump’s peace accord for the Middle East.


https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/covid-19-government-to-discuss-right-to-protest-says-coveney-1.4354408

https://www.jpost.com/middle-east/israel-uae-bahrain-sign-game-changing-normalization-deal-watch-live-642368

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/us/trump-hails-dawn-of-a-new-middle-east-at-white-house-ceremony-1.4355815

https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/editorial/the-irish-times-view-on-donald-trump-s-peace-plan-emboldening-israel-s-far-right-1.4155401