Gulf of Oman attack, Sudan crackdown, HK protests, Russian journalist freed and NYT stops political cartoons

published 6 months ago by France 24

Our panel of journalists discuss the big topics of the week, starting with the Trump administration blaming Iran for explosions on two tankers off Oman. The top US diplomat on Africa showed up in Khartoum and denounced the ongoing crackdown by the junta. This week also saw the biggest protests Hong Kong has known since the handover in 1997. In Russia, a 36-year old investigative journalist was freed days after he was arrested. And the New York Times decided to stop publishing political cartoons.

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