Equatorial Guinea
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Harassment, intimidation and arbitrary detention of human rights defenders and activists continued. The judiciary continued to show a total lack of independence from the government while corruption and its impact on human rights continued to be serious concerns. Despite various public commitments by the authorities, the death penalty was not abolished.

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Death penalty status

Retentionist

Retains the death penalty in law

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