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Caged, tasered and teargassed: COVID lockdown punishments across the world


Children being locked in coffins and dog cages, taser guns being used on the homeless and medics being attacked with teargas — these are some of the videos that the NBC News Verification Unit has uncovered in its investigation into the Philippines, Paraguay and Kenya. The team looked at how certain countries are using the Coronavirus pandemic to extend their powers and enforce lockdown in brutal and often humiliating ways.