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05 June 2020

SA citizens willing to sacrifice human rights in COVID-19 fight, study finds

The South African

A study conducted during the ongoing lockdown has found that many South Africans are willing to sacrifice their human rights on order to counter the spread of COVID-19.

However, the University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) Centre for Social Change and Human Sciences Research Council’s (HSRC) Developmental, Capable and Ethical State (DCES) division has conducted a survey, which found that the majority of the respondents do not mind sacrificing their human rights – if it means that government gets firm control of the coronavirus crisis.

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The South African

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