Coronavirus: Is pandemic being used for power grab in Europe?

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Discussion posted by: Arye ben-Shaoul

Some of Europe’s leaders have been accused of taking advantage of a public health crisis to clamp down on dissent and bolster their power. As Turkey arrests hundreds for social media posts and Russians are threatened with jail for anything considered fake news, there are fears that democracy is being jeopardised in Poland and that it has been swept away in Hungary. BBC correspondents assess whether coronavirus is being used as cover for a power grab.