World media silent as German government to extend state of emergency indefinitely

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In sharp contrast to last year’s reports about Hungary’s emergency legislation during the first wave of the coronavirus epidemic, the German government’s proposal to extend the state of emergency indefinitely has been announced without any negative commentary or condemnation from the guardians of global democracy.

The German government, made up of Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU), the Christian Socialist Union (CSU) and the Social Democrats (SPD), has proposed to change the so-called “Infection Protection Act”, and extend the special powers of the German federal government for an unlimited period, which transfers a number of key powers of the parliament to the executive government, and creates a legal basis for the government to suspend a number of fundamental rights enshrined in Germany’s constitution, such as curtailing freedom of assembly.

For those demanding a medical or scientific justification for granting such sweeping powers to a democratic government, there is going to be…

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