COVID-19: From the Frontlines

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Learn about the advocacy and demands from our members in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic:   

Statement: "The Coronavirus Crisis and the Crisis of Poverty: A Message from Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis"

March 2020

>> https://kairoscenter.org/coronavirus-crisis-of-poverty/

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Statement: "COVID-19: Capitalism’s Mask Has Slipped"
March, 2020

>> https://www.iwraw-ap.org/covid-19-capitalisms-mask-has-slipped/

 

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Statement: "Al-Haq Statement on the Health Conditions in the Occupied Palestinian Territory and Declaration of a State of Emergency"

10 March 2020

>> http://www.alhaq.org/advocacy/16569.html

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Statement: "Dignity in the time of COVID-19"
March, 2020

>> https://www.omct.org/assistance-to-victims/statements/2020/03/d25747/

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Statements:

19 March 2020
Appel à la sécurité sanitaire et aux droits des travailleuses et travailleurs des industries à forte intensité de main d’œuvre face à la pandémie COVID-19
بيــــان: من اجل سلامة وحقوق العاملات والعمال في الصناعات ذات الكثافة العمالية
>> https://ftdes.net/ar/communique-ftdes-et-asf/ 

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Statement: "Responses to COVID-9 and states' human rights obligations: preliminary observations"

12 March, 2020

>> https://www.amnesty.org/en/documents/pol30/1967/2020/en/

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Statement: "South Africa: authorities must take immediate measures to protect social and economic rights before nationwide lockdown commences"
25 March 2020

>> https://www.icj.org/south-africa-authorities-must-take-immediate-measures-to-protect-social-and-economic-rights-before-nationwide-lockdown-commences/

 

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Statement: "Our Statement on COVID-19/Coronavirus and Human Rights"

10 March 2020

>> https://dignityandrights.org/2020/03/our-statement-on-covid-19-coronavirus-and-human-rights/

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Statement: "COVID-19 Emergency relief must reach everyone, including minorities and indigenous peoples."

24 March 2020

>> https://minorityrights.org/2020/03/24/covid19-leave-no-one-behind/

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Statement: "As content moderators go home, content could go down"

19 March 2020

>> https://blog.witness.org/2020/03/as-content-moderators-go-home-content-could-go-down/

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Statement: "COVID-19 Highlights the Failure of Neoliberal Capitalism: We Need Feminist Global Solidarity"

Chiang Mai, Thailand. 25 March 2020

>> https://apwld.org/covid-19-highlights-the-failure-of-neoliberal-capitalism-we-need-feminist-global-solidarity/

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Statement: "Digital surveillance to fight COVID-19 can only be justified if it respects human rights"

2 April 2020

>> https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2020/04/covid19-digital-surveillance-ngo/?fbclid=IwAR2z-owdm3LfnnJpmA857QbQgp9n2ZAcWDCN03STyzuffdtE6ff5h7UUWKc

 

Statement: "After this pandemic we can do better"

30 March 2020

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