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Respect Rights in COVID-19 Response

Expand Elementary school students wear masks as classes are called off due to COVID-19 in Mashiki town, Kumamoto prefecture, Japan, March 15, 2020. © 2020 Yomiuri Shimbun via AP Images (New York) – Governments should respond to the COVID-19 pandemic by prioritizing the right to health for all and respect for human rights, Human Rights Watch said today in a new report. The report, “Human Rights Dimensions of the COVID-19 Response,” analyzes government obligations and the human rights concerns posed by the coronavirus outbreak along with examples of responses so far. Human Rights Watch proposes…

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