Countries with alleged human rights violations in the GUISE of coronavirus restrictions.

The United Nations specifically named the Philippines, China, South Africa, Sri Lanka, and El Salvador as countries with alleged human rights violations in the guise of coronavirus restrictions.Source: UN sounds…

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Not ’all that neighborly’: Police, National Guard ‘door-to-door searches’ for New Yorkers – Providence, RI

WESTERLY — A patrolman knocked on Mary Patrick’s Misquamicut door the other day. A neighbor had reported seeing her apparently menacing license plates in the driveway.Having New York tags is…

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Residents accuse police officers of using heavy-handed tactics to enforce France’s strict coronavirus lockdown.

residents who accused officers of using heavy-handed tactics to enforce France's strict coronavirus lockdown. Source: Police clash with residents in locked-down Paris suburbs

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No more warnings: Philippines to make arrests in ‘martial law-type’ lockdown – chief

The Philippine National Police on Monday said it would forego warnings and directly arrest citizens who violate quarantine measures should government implement a 'martial law-type' approach. Source: No more warnings:…

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Nigeria security forces have killed 18 people enforcing coronavirus lockdown | Daily Mail Online

Nigeria's National Human Rights Commission says 18 people have died in 'extra-judicial killings' in eight separate incidents (file photo, a police officer not connected to them patrols in Lagos).Source: Nigeria…

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Australia could replace social distancing methods with advanced surveillance | Daily Mail Online

Australia could replace strict social distancing rules with advanced surveillanceSource: Australia could replace social distancing methods with advanced surveillance to combat COVID-19 | Daily Mail Online

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South Korea could use electric wristbands to stop people breaking coronavirus lockdown – Daily Star

As backlash against those flouting social distancing rules increases, governments are now considering tougher action towards rebels who are found guilty of breaking quarantine restrictionsSource: South Korea could use electric…

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Investigative reporter Robert Evans: “We’re on the edge of an authoritarian nightmare” | Salon.com

Podcaster and journalist on the grave dangers of this pandemic — and the opportunity it offers for a better worldSource: Investigative reporter Robert Evans: "We're on the edge of an…

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‘Coronavirus coup’? As outbreak grows, authoritarians around the world seize the moment – Los Angeles Times

Invoking need for coronavirus control, authoritarian-minded leaders act to consolidate power. Hungary's Orban is only the latest.Source: 'Coronavirus coup'? As outbreak grows, authoritarians around the world seize the moment -…

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