Coronavirus: ‘painful but necessary’ to take away civil liberties, justice minister says

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Three times more printed forms were used than text messages from those seeking permission to be outside, prior to the stricter restrictions introduce this week, Justice Minister Giorgos Savvides said on Thursday.

The minister reiterated the government’s position that it was not easy to impose such strict measures but there was no other choice.

It was painful having to impose restriction on civil liberties, he said, and trying to hold back deaths.

“The utmost right is that of life,” Savvides told CyBC.

He said that so far 13 decrees had...


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Coronavirus: ‘painful but necessary’ to take away civil liberties, justice minister says


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