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"As well as enforcing quarantine measures, the law also allows the authorities to force people to be vaccinated, even though there is currently no vaccination for the virus." thelocal.dk/20200313/denma…
“During the state of emergency, people will only be allowed out on to public streets for the following reasons: to buy food, basic or pharmaceutical items; to attend medical centres; to go to and from work ..." theguardian.com/world/2020/mar…
"Police are patrolling the streets to ensure we only leave our homes for work and health-related reasons ... we must fill and carry certificates stating our reasons. If caught out without a certificate, we will be fined and face up to three months in jail. newsweek.com/italy-life-qua…
"Spain, the worst-affected European country after Italy, announced on Saturday that citizens would be confined to their homes for 15 days unless they had to buy food or medicine" ... or, you know, "go to work." theguardian.com/world/2020/mar…
"We are going to take the powers to make sure that we can quarantine people if they are a risk to public health, yes, and that’s important." metro.co.uk/2020/03/15/pol…
"If you want to leave the house, you now have to print off a document to explain to police your timing, destination and motive." theguardian.com/world/2020/mar…
"There are also plans for soldiers to protect quarantine zones with the police, if that ever came into force." news.sky.com/story/coronavi…
"Israel has authorized the country’s internal security agency to tap into a vast and previously undisclosed trove of cellphone data to retrace the movements of people who have contracted the coronavirus and identify others who should be quarantined ..." nytimes.com/2020/03/16/wor…
“We are at war – a public health war, certainly but we are at war, against an invisible and elusive enemy,” Macron said, outlawing all journeys outside the home ... anyone flouting the new regulations would be punished, he said. theguardian.com/world/2020/mar…
"The interior minister, Christophe Castaner, said 100,000 police officers would be deployed to enforce the lockdown ... Macron said that if necessary, the government would legislate by decree ..." theguardian.com/world/2020/mar…
“We will intervene where necessary to make sure that people respect the confinement decree.” theguardian.com/world/2020/mar…
"The Ministry of Defence is to double the size of the military’s civil contingency unit to create a 20,000-strong Covid support force ... the armed forces need to be prepared for the threat of a breakdown in civil order." theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/m…
"The new force — made up of 10,000 military personnel who are regularly deployed to civilian activities, plus an extra 10,000 in response to the Covid-19 pandemic — has been placed at 'high readiness'." ft.com/content/5e4640…
“We have the ability to do martial law ... if we feel the necessity.” news.yahoo.com/coronavirus-ca…
"Police and immigration officials would be able to place people in 'appropriate isolation facilities' under plans." bbc.com/news/uk-politi…
"Standby orders were issued more than three weeks ago to ready these plans, not just to protect Washington but also to prepare for the possibility of some form of martial law." newsweek.com/exclusive-insi…
"Twitter will remove tweets that run the risk of causing harm by spreading dangerous misinformation about Covid-19 ... it will be applying a new broader definition of harm to address content that goes directly against guidance from authoritative sources." theguardian.com/world/2020/mar…
"Some 100,000 police have fanned out across France to enforce the lockdown, with people allowed out of their homes only to buy groceries, go to work, exercise alone or seek medical help." metro.co.uk/2020/03/19/wom…
"He is in a specially cleaned area designated for those who should be self-isolating." Minister Quayle said, "we cannot allow our critical health services to become overwhelmed and must have the means to prosecute those who choose to act irresponsibly." bbc.com/news/world-eur…
"Dane County, Wisconsin residents now have a method to report violations of the governor's ban on gatherings of 10 or more people." wkow.com/2020/03/19/her…
"Germany’s 83 million citizens have been told they risk being confined to their homes from Monday unless they behave responsibly this weekend." theguardian.com/world/2020/mar…
"These [social restrictions] would need to be in place for at least most of a year. Under such as policy, at least half of the year would be spent under the stricter social distancing measures." independent.co.uk/news/health/co…
Suppression, which requires “social distancing of the entire population,” can save more lives and prevent hospitals from becoming extremely overburdened. But it needs to be maintained “until a vaccine becomes available (potentially 18 months or more).” vox.com/science-and-he…
"The government has now agreed that the military can be used to help enforce the lockdown." edition.cnn.com/2020/03/20/eur…
"As of Wednesday, the camps have been locked down from 7pm to 7am. In the daytime, only one person is allowed out per family, and the police control their movements." theguardian.com/global-develop…
"The National Guard is expecting a rapid increase in unit activations over the next few weeks, leaders said at the Pentagon Thursday, filling roles like coronavirus testing and potentially law enforcement." militarytimes.com/news/your-army…
"[T]he U.S. military is preparing forces to assume a larger role in the coronavirus response, including the controversial mission of quelling 'civil disturbances' ..." newsweek.com/inside-us-mili…
“These provisions will be enforced" ... “the violation of any provision of [the] order constitutes an imminent threat and creates an immediate menace to public health.” theguardian.com/us-news/2020/m…
'When MK Yoav Kish (Likud) sought to clarify whether she meant a total lockdown or curfew, Sadetsky replied ... “A lockdown and personal monitoring of people, and a total halt to personal freedoms.”' haaretz.com/israel-news/.p…
"A final option: 'Permanent changes in our behavior that allow us to keep transmission rates low' ... that could include strict policies of testing and quarantine for anyone who comes down with COVID-19 — or even long-term bans on large gatherings." nypost.com/2020/03/21/cor…
"The Justice Department has quietly asked Congress for the ability to ask chief judges to detain people indefinitely without trial during emergencies — part of a push for new powers that comes as the coronavirus spreads through the United States." politico.com/news/2020/03/2…
Germany has issued a "contact ban, limiting interactions of more than 2 people ... there will be fines of up to €25,000 for those not keeping a 2 meter distance between people. The measures will be enforced by police and stay in place until April 19." dw.com/en/coronavirus…
"The Justice Department is using the COVID-19 outbreak to press for sweeping new powers that include being able to detain Americans indefinitely without a trial." reason.com/2020/03/21/jus…
"Quebec City police have arrested a woman, who has tested positive for the coronavirus, for being out in the city's Limoilou neighbourhood despite being under a quarantine order."
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"Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said he’s considering his most drastic move yet ... moving certain people at risk to isolation shelters.
miamiherald.com/news/coronavir…
Counter-terrorism troops have been redeployed across Italy to beef up police ... patrol cars are circulating in every major city with a voice warning citizens over a loudspeaker not to leave their residences ... “Go back into your homes,” the voice warns. thedailybeast.com/covid-19-is-co…
"Some police departments in California plan on using drones to enforce a coronavirus lockdown and to, in part, monitor the homeless population." foxnews.com/tech/southern-…
"A woman in Spain was arrested after she was caught visiting the home of a man she had met on a dating app, breaking mandatory home confinement rules put in place due to the coronavirus pandemic." newsweek.com/woman-arrested…
"Prime Minister Édouard Philippe gave a national address to give details of the new rules ... [French citizens] must have their 'justification' paper - signed, dated and with the time they have left home - to show if stopped by the police or gendarmes." theguardian.com/australia-news…
"The UK government has sent a mass text message to as many phones as possible, urging citizens to stay at home during the coronavirus lockdown: “CORONAVIRUS ALERT. New rules in force now: you must stay at home. Stay at home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.” independent.co.uk/life-style/gad…
"This is not about retribution," U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo explained. “This matter is going forward — we are in a live exercise here to get this right.” globalresearch.ca/secretary-stat…
"The Government is set to publish its coronavirus bill in Parliament this week. It gives officers from the police and immigration powers to detain people in appropriate isolation centres if they are a risk to public health." theargus.co.uk/news/18318214.…
"One area of concern is that the powers detailed under the bill, as published, remain in force for two years ... among the most draconian possible powers is for police, public health and immigration officers to detain people suspected of having Covid-19." theguardian.com/society/2020/m…
"People who intentionally spread the coronavirus could face criminal charges under federal terrorism laws, the Justice Department’s No. 2 official said Tuesday. ... 'Threats or attempts to use COVID-19 as a weapon against Americans will not be tolerated.'" politico.com/news/2020/03/2…
"A police force has defended using a drone camera to shame people into not driving into a national park during the lockdown, while another force said it was introducing roadblocks to stop drivers heading to tourist hotspots." theguardian.com/world/2020/mar…
"Humberside Police has created an online reporting portal where people can send details of those not following social distancing rules." itv.com/news/calendar/…
"An Austin, Texas based technology company is launching 'artificially intelligent thermal cameras' that it claims will be able to detect fevers in people, and in turn send an alert that they may be carrying the coronavirus." vice.com/en_in/article/…
"As the jogger struggled with police, screaming for help, she was filmed by residents who had absolutely zero sympathy for her plight. 'What's not fair is that you go out running, you bloody idiot!', shouted the woman apparently filming the encounter." en.as.com/en/2020/03/21/…
"Gordon Brown has urged world leaders to create a temporary form of global government to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic ... involving world leaders, health experts and international organisations that would have executive powers to coordinate the response." theguardian.com/politics/2020/…
"South African police enforcing a coronavirus lockdown have fired rubber bullets towards hundreds of shoppers queueing outside a supermarket in Johannesburg ... the police used whips to get the shoppers to observe social distancing rules." theguardian.com/world/2020/mar…
"President Trump said Saturday he may announce later in the day a federally mandated quarantine on the New York metro region, placing “enforceable” travel restrictions on people planning to leave the New York tri-state area because of the coronavirus." washingtonpost.com/world/2020/03/…
"Rhode Island police began stopping cars with New York plates Friday. On Saturday, the National Guard will help them conduct house-to-house searches to find people who traveled from New York and demand 14 days of self-quarantine." bloomberg.com/news/articles/…
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