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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