The 19 pandemics, especially the restrictions adopted by different governments to curb infectious diseases, have made people increasingly realize that too many measures have been taken to restrict freedom and basic rights.
Madrid, Spain (Europa Press)-The covid-19 pandemic, especially the restrictions adopted by different governments to curb infections, has made people think that citizens have their own authority and that more than half of the people surveyed are under pressure to believe that they have Too many measures have been taken to restrict fundamental freedoms and rights.
According to a survey prepared by Lantana for the Alianza de Democracias Foundation, in just one year, support for democratic government management has dropped from 70% to 51%. Experts directly attribute this figure to the health emergency.
Therefore, according to interviews conducted from February to April, if 45% of citizens believe that their government has exceeded the limits of freedom in the spring of 2020, this number has now risen to 53%. 53,000 people from more than 50 countries.
The Democratic Perception Index, which covers more than 75% of the world’s population, generally reflects distrust of the current system, because although 81% of people think life in a democratic system is important, only half think they enjoy life in their own country , Which is different from the past, it will get bigger and bigger.
Economic inequality is the most concerned issue, 64% of the respondents said. As a result, it exceeds the limits of freedom of speech (53%) and election fraud (49%).
The U.S. ranks fifth in influence with 44%, ahead of China (38%) and Russia (28%). Since Joe Biden took office as President of the United States in January, people have become increasingly concerned about the impact of the United States.