Human Rights During the Pandemic: COVID-19 and Securitisation of Health

  title={Human Rights During the Pandemic: COVID-19 and Securitisation of Health},
  author={Dorota Anna Gozdecka},
  journal={Nordic Journal of Human Rights},
  pages={205 - 223}
  • D. Gozdecka
  • Published 3 July 2021
  • Political Science
  • Nordic Journal of Human Rights
ABSTRACT This article analyses the response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its securitising effect on health and human rights globally. It asks whether measures taken to control the pandemic comply with the emergency provisions and limitations allowed under human rights treaties, and whether they will lead to more permanent securitisation of the health sector. It examines the impact of some pandemic control measures introduced in Western countries on human rights to answer the question of how the… 
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