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Sophie Harman, global health expert and Professor of International Politics at Queen Mary has written an opinion piece for Tortoise Media, on UK border controls during the Covid-19 pandemic. She writes: "The emergence of new variants of the virus inevitably compounds political pressure to 'get tough' on all aspects of pandemic response – but especially border control. And yet, here’s the thing: the practical outcome of such hasty measures, when they are taken, is often discrimination, stigma and human rights abuses."

This was covered in Tortoise Media 



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