South African liquor producers are being heavily affected by another alcohol ban accompanying lockdown restrictions. As small to medium size enterprises, some craft breweries diversify their activities, like making hand sanitiser, to stay afloat.
The message is clear and posted above the counter: "It is forbidden to talk about coronavirus, government measures or virology". In this small bar in the outskirts of Rome, the owner has decided to give her customers some "serenity" by forcing them to stop talking about this omnipresent and anxiety-provoking subject.
Athens residents defy a government ban on all gatherings to demonstrate for the anniversary of the 1973 Polytechnic uprising, which killed 24 people. Greek riot police used teargas and water cannons to disperse the crowd.