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Marco Rubio, Richard Gere among 500 warning democracy under threat due to coronavirus

More than 500 political and human rights leaders signed an open letter Thursday voicing their concerns that the coronavirus pandemic could threaten democracy, as authoritarian leaders use the public health crisis to make sinister power grabs.

Among the signatories were U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.; the actor Richard Gere; the Nigerian author and Nobel Prize in literature winner Wole Soyinka; and former President Fernando Henrique Cardoso of Brazil.

The virus has so far killed nearly 500,000 people globally, according to Johns Hopkins University data, and concerns have grown about the opaque data collection of tracking apps to unending emergency powers used by nations during the crisis..........

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/marco-rubio-richard-gere-among-500-leaders-warning-democracy-under-n1232148
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