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Human Rights and Dignity in Government-Provided Detention w/ Janet Anderson-Bidois: April 6, 2020

Human Rights and Dignity in Government-Provided Detention w/ Janet Anderson-Bidois: April 6, 2020

Human Rights and Dignity in Government-Provided Detention w/ Janet Anderson-Bidois: April 6, 2020 Human Rights and Dignity in Government-Provided Detention w/ Janet Anderson-Bidois: April 6, 2020, 10.76 MB
Monday, April 6, 2020

The New Zealand Human Rights Commission has called upon the Government to respect the rights of those being held in detention in its response to Covid-19. People detained by the authorities have a heightened risk of infection due to living in close proximity to one another and because of their limited capacity to take precautionary measures. Zoë Larsen Cumming spoke to the Chief Legal advisor at the Human Rights Commission Janet Anderson-Bidois about implications of the new restrictions on those already in detention, and how their human dignity can be respected and maintained.