The COVID-19 pandemic has spread rapidly and widely; the volume of cases worldwide has now surpassed ten million.Several governments reacted with an escalating spectrum of strategies including extensiveindustry and border closures. While some countries are cautiously starting up to emerge from their lockdowns, some form of containment regulations are likely to continue in place in several countries for the future months.
This brief focuses on the steps that governments can take to address Coronavirus’s consequences (COVID-19) in situations of forced displacement in developing countries to ensure that no one is left behind. The brief examines the exposure of forcibly displaced persons to health risks and the pandemic’s socio-economic consequences, particularly in fragile contexts. It further highlights vital protection safeguards to be integrated to improve health systems and the resilience of societies. This article will be focusing on the principle of non-refoulement with the covid-19 context. The covid-19 pandemic has affected the globe nationally as well as internationally. Everyone has suffered a loss in one or the other way.
Authored by Shefali Sangwan , Symbiosis Law School , Pune
As per the reports, the Hungarian government has reached the acme of ruthlessness and sent humanity and human rights to their nadir. The reports say that Hungarian authorities have stopped distributing food to the rejected asylum seekers, who are held at the border with Serbia since August 2019. The Hungarian government, instead of finding a suitable alternative for the asylum seekers is indulged in justifying their move of letting refugees starve.
Authored by Shaurya Shukla, Chanakya National Law University, Patna.