Do you think containing the spread of the pandemic has led to fundamental human rights being compromised by our law enforcement officials?
The COVID-19 pandemic has generated an unprecedented multidimensional crisis in the world. The first stage of response to the pandemic has focused on containing the health crisis. However, the socio-economic consequences of these responses have also highlighted an urgent need to focus on the impact on justice and security institutions. As such the criminal justice system has taken strict measures to ensure public safety. Policy adoption for example, curfew hours, lockdowns and mask wearing have facilitated effective provision of public safety during the public safety.