Benin
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Overview

National authorities undermined freedoms of expression and peaceful assembly in the context of the legislative elections. Security forces used excessive force against protesters with complete impunity. Some demonstrators or bystanders were killed, while many others were arbitrarily arrested and detained.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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