Can you be legally arrested for violating the curfew?


SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic.- The limitation of freedom of transit and assembly during the curfew continues to generate debates in the population due to the treatment of the agents of the National Police and the General Directorate of Traffic Safety and Land Transport ( Digesett ) to citizens to enforce the measures ordered by the Government to stop the spread of the pandemic. The Meeting and the Guardians of Democracy movement argue that the clashes between civilians and the police force are based on ignorance of the State of Emergency and citizen rights’ legal implications. Faced with this problem, they made a digital pocket manual for people to seek the preservation of their human rights in any incident. Can you get caught for violating the curfew? According to the document, no. The explanations of lawyer Paola Pelletier, a human rights […]

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