Powers introduced by autocratic governments in name of coronavirus will be hard to roll back: Clooney

Sally Whyte
By Sally Whyte
Updated May 15 2020 - 7:29am, first published 6:30am
Human rights barrister Amal Clooney giving evidence by teleconference.

Far-reaching powers impinging on human rights that are enacted by governments in the name of responding to coronavirus will be difficult to wind back, a world-leading lawyer has warned.


Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.

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