Benin

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Overview

The authorities continued to restrict the rights to peaceful assembly and expression. Excessive force was used against peaceful demonstrators, causing at least one death. Prisons remained overcrowded.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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Sadibou Marong

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Office address: Carré 865 Immeuble François Gomez, Quartier Aidjedo (une rue après le Centre d’Accueil en venant de la BIBE) COTONOU Mailing address: 01 BP 3536 COTONOU

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0022921323690

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0022921323690

Email

info@aibenin.org

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