Briefings and reports

Posted on 24 Mar 2020

The UK is currently facing a public health crisis within the wider context of the global coronavirus pandemic.

Liberty recognises that the UK government has an obligation under human rights law to take steps to protect the lives of people within its jurisdiction and wholeheartedly supports this aim.

At the same time, we are keenly aware that states of crisis and exception are often the ground on which long-term erosions of precious rights and liberties are seeded.


Liberty’s submission to the Joint Committee on Human Rights inquiry: The Government’s response to Covid-19: Human rights implications  – June 2020

Liberty’s Briefing on the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) Regulations 2020 – May 2020

Liberty’s Briefing on the Coronavirus Bill – March 2020

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