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Human Rights in a time of pandemic

How might COVID19 impact or even restrict our human rights? This weekend was Human Rights Day, and we observe and reflect on human rights throughout the month of March. But March 2020 is like no other in recent history. As a nation and as a global community we face a threat that, like human rights, […]

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Caging the Viper: COVID-19 and South African Law

Cape Town Law Firm

By Simon David Dippenaar The State President’s announcement of a state of national disaster to deal with the Corona Virus pandemic, on 15th March 2020, will allow extra-ordinary measures, such as the closure of ports of entry, primary and secondary schools and the prohibition on gatherings of more than one hundred people. In such a […]

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