Democracy Under Threat As COVID-19 Spreads: Daily Brief

Democracy under threat as leaders clamp down on critics and human rights; internet shutdowns exacerbate COVID-19 crisis; asylum seekers in Greece held in precarious conditions; Turkey weaponizes water supply to Kurdish-held areas in Syria; coronavirus treatment remains unaffordable for many US citizens; Muslims in Cambodia face increasing discrimination; overcrowded prisons in Indonesia and Thailand put inmates at risk; shackled people in Nigeria at high risk of COVID-19 pandemic; Burundi's government's denialism undermines coronavirus response, and Sierra Leone overturns policy banning pregnant girls from school.

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