Many of us are OK with letting the government pause our freedoms temporarily, so long as this helps to stop the spread of coronavirus. But human rights also give us the tools to get our liberties back as soon as restrictions are no longer needed.
The UN established 21 March as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. This year, the media is in thrall to a pandemic that is ravaging the world and occupying the centre of social interest.
The penitentiary system is facing a grave situation with the coronavirus pandemic, with protests and riots exploding on 8 March and the Government failing to elaborate a solution to limit the spread of the virus in prisons.