Using pandemic to erode human rights is 'unacceptable': UN chief - The Online Citizen

Taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic to erode human rights would be unacceptable, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Thursday, unveiling a new report on the issue. As governments around the world implemented extraordinary measures to deal with the outbreak, activists have increasingly warned of strongmen regimes using the crisis to roll back rights. Rights groups have called states out for everything from violence, threats to press freedom, arrests […]

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