COVID-19 threatens more than you think - global guidance needed for a sustained, rights-based response

Democratic societies require freedoms of expression, movement, association and access to information to function – without free access to information and the right to challenge government action publicly and through the courts, democratic freedoms lose meaning.
COVID-19 is undoubtedly a global health emergency which warrants broad and urgent responses. However, it also provides a pretext for autocratically inclined governments to unduly limit freedoms in the name of public health. [Continue reading the full blog here]