As coronavirus’ brutality against the world continues with little hope in view, soldiers and police men who are to keep law and order have also employed forceful brutalities to enforce lockdown in different parts of the world.
The Democratic Alliance party in South Africa has launched two dedicated platforms to report violations by law enforcement officers such as assault, abuse or bribery during the current lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the Covid-19.
Brutality Video: Nigeria
In South Africa, for advice and to report incidents of abuse, the public can WhatsApp the DA on 067 977 9324 or e-mail: [email protected]
Brutality Video: Ghana
Some people cheer them up for beating people and punishing them, at times, in a dehumanising way, some believe the forceful brutalities are uncalled for.
Brutality Video: South Africa
Brutality Against Someone Who Allegedly Stole During Lockdown in Nigeria
The Prime minister of Mauritius has announced an investigation into alleged cases of police brutality during lockdown to contain the rapid spread of Covid-19. This comes after two men, apprehended by the police, were subsequently hospitalised.
At what point does someone’s fundamental human rights – freedom of movement – ends in a time of crisis like this?