Skip to comments.Germany's Heiko Maas says authoritiarians are using coronavirus
Posted on 05/15/2020 10:01:18 AM PDT by Olog-hai
The outbreak of COVID-19 has had serious consequences for human rights, with authoritarian leaders taking advantage of the pandemic to exert greater authority, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas told the Bundestag on Friday.
We are observing with great concern how the crisis is boosting authoritarians, the Social Democrat (SPD) politician said during a debate in the German parliament in Berlin.
Maas listed repressive measures taken against journalists in Russia, Venezuela, Iran, Turkey and China as examples of responses to the pandemic, all of which are designed to repress freedoms.
However, matters closer to home were also of concern to Maas.
Right here in Europe, we are seeing how emergency measures are being used to cut back the rule of law, he said.
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Yet the hypochondriac Fearpers will post like lemmings about Covid-19.
If there was a giant asteroid on a collision course with Earth, they’d be demanding that we give up our freedom and implement socialism.
When the Yellowstone caldera blows, they’ll be demanding that we give up our freedom and implement socialism.
“Germany’s Heiko Maas says authoritiarians are using coronavirus”
If anyone can recognize authoritarians it’s Germany...and now America. (Hello Michigan)
same threat is occurring right now in USA
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