The National Institute of Public Health (FHI) believes that a curfew could violate human rights.
Before Christmas, the FHI was commissioned to investigate the need for a curfew in Norway.
The FHI’s position appears to indicate that they believe that a curfew may be in violation of human rights as an infection control measure against COVID-19, Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK) reported on Sunday.
“Overall, we consider that the marginal benefit of a curfew, even in its strictest form, is small,” the FHI wrote in its report.
On Friday, the government sent a proposal for regulation related to curfews for consultation.
In the proposal, the government proposes that such a curfew can be adopted for up to 21 days and then extended for up to 14 days at a time.
The proposal’s consultation deadline is January 31.
Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews
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