borders9Dr. Glen Segell
(University of Haifa, Israel)

Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies (
 Publication date: 19 March 2020

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS)


Every state has its own way to prevent people from coming into contact with each other to prevent the spread of virus. Some states close borders and impose curfew on all people. Other states open surveillance to determine who has come into contact with those infected and so only place some people in isolation. Both methods have ramifications on the privacy, liberty and freedom of people in democracies...Read more

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