Gov’t rejects Der Spiegel report on dead migrant at Greek-Turkish border

Government spokesman Stelios Petsas on Friday evening rejected again a report by German magazine Der Spiegel which claimed that a Pakistani national had been shot dead, possibly by Greek soldiers, while attempting to cross from Turkey into Greece two months ago.

The report was originally published in March but on Friday the magazine published it in English.

Hungary Censoring Information on COVID-19, Report Says

The Hungarian government has centralized communications about the pandemic and is filtering the release of information about COVID-19, a new report claims. 

It says alternative sources of information, especially healthcare workers, are afraid of being fired if they talk to the press, and that the new "Coronavirus bill" will lead to more self-censorship among journalists. 

Greece calls ‘fake news’ on news of dead refugee

Greece has said that video footage allegedly showing a Syrian refugee shot dead near the Evros border is "fake news."
"Video showing fatality on Greek-Turkish border is fake news. We call upon everyone to use caution when reporting news that furthers Turkish propaganda," government spokesman Stelios Petsas tweeted.