Some South Africans value lives over human rights: study

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The value of lives means more to some South Africans than their human rights. This was revealed following a study by the Human Sciences Research Council and the University of Johannesburg. eNCA’s Tshegohaco Moagi takes a closer look at some of the findings. Courtesy #DStv403

 

JOHANNESBURG - The value of lives means more to some South Africans than their human rights. 

This was revealed following a study by the Human Sciences Research Council and the University of Johannesburg. 

READ: Using pandemic to erode human rights 'unacceptable': UN chief

They investigated how South Africans feel about human rights and the limitations of freedom during the lockdown.

According to the research, 78 percent of South Africans were willing to sacrifice their human rights to stop the spread of the virus in the first round.

It dipped to 72 percent in the second round and went back up to 78 percent in the third round.

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eNCA

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