UN warns of pandemic becoming human rights crisis
23 April, 2020
UN warns of pandemic becoming human rights crisis
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the coronavirus pandemic is ''a human crisis that is fast becoming a human rights crisis'', DW reports. Guterres warned about the pandemic's ''disproportionate effects on certain communities, the rise of hate speech, the targeting of vulnerable groups, and the risks of heavy-handed security responses undermining the health response.''

''With rising ethnonationalism, populism, authoritarianism and a push back against human rights in some countries, the crisis can provide a pretext to adopt repressive measures for purposes unrelated
to the pandemic” - UN Secretary-General said in a video posted on Twitter.



Photo: Antonio Guterres Twitter

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