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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Thursday said the coronavirus pandemic is evolving from a humanitarian crisis to a human rights crisis.

“The COVID-19 pandemic is a public health emergency — but it is far more. It is an economic crisis. A social crisis. And a human crisis that is fast becoming a human rights crisis,” the UN chief said in a video message.

Sharing details of his new report — We are all in this Together: Human Rights and COVID-19 Response and Recovery — Guterres said: “The message is clear: People — and their rights — must be front

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