COVID-19 and its human rights dimensions


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COVID 19 is a test of societies, of governments, of communities and of individuals. Now is the time for solidarity and cooperation to tackle the virus, and to mitigate the effects, often unintended, of measures designed to halt the spread of the virus.

 

COVID-19 GUIDANCE

Respect for human rights across the spectrum, including economic and social rights, and civil and political rights, will be fundamental to the success of the public health response.

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SPEECHES, STATEMENTS AND OP-EDS

High Commissioner/OHCHR

Special Procedures

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Treaty Bodies

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COVID-19 and human rights

Overview

COVID-19 Guidance:
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Specific guidance

Detention (PDF)

Migrants (PDF)

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