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LIV supports Amnesty Australia on face masks

LIV supports Amnesty Australia on face masks

By Bill Swannie and Michelle Luarte - Administrative Law and Human Rights section

COVID-19 Human Rights 

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The LIV fully supports Amnesty Australia’s message that wearing a face mask during a pandemic does not violate human rights and urges Victorians in metropolitan Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire to comply with the new face-covering rule.

Some anti-mask commentary has argued that the requirement to wear a face covering in public or face a $200 fine is a "fundamental attack on people's rights", citing rights of freedom and liberty.

This article responds to such claims from a legal and human rights perspective and argues that the direction to wear a face covering is not contrary to human rights.

Read the article here


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