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Freedom House, Democracy under Lockdown:
“The COVID-19 pandemic has fueled a crisis for democracy around the world. Since the coronavirus outbreak began, the condition of democracy and human rights has grown worse in 80 countries. Governments have responded by engaging in abuses of power, silencing their critics, and weakening or shuttering important institutions, often undermining the very systems of accountability needed to protect public health.
“This is the conclusion of new Freedom House research on the impact of COVID-19 on democracy and human rights, produced in partnership with the survey firm GQR. Based on a survey of 398 journalists, civil society workers, activists, and other experts as well as research on 192 countries by Freedom House’s global network of analysts, this report is the first of its kind and the most in-depth effort to date to examine the condition of democracy during the pandemic (see full methodology).
“The research strongly supports the hypothesis that the COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating the 14 years of consecutive decline in freedom…” Freedom House, Democracy under Lockdown. The Impact of COVID-19 on the Global Struggle for Freedom.
Las negritas son mías.
… abusos de poder, críticas silenciadas o reprimidas, debilidad de las instituciones, confinamiento de las libertades, corrupción, nepotismo, gobiernos autocráticos, iliberalismo creciente, “declive” de la democracia desde hace más de una larga década …