Chad
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Overview

Freedom of expression and peaceful assembly were repressed, and the justice system was used to crack down on dissent. Several cases of excessive use of force by defense and security forces were reported. Detention conditions remained deplorable.

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Death penalty status

Retentionist

Retains the death penalty in law

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