Excessive use of force by police was reported in the context of demonstrations and mass evictions. Torture and other ill-treatment continued to be reported and prison conditions remained a concern. Violence against women remained widespread; there was particular concern about banishment for witchcraft. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people faced discrimination and were targeted for attack. Death sentences continued to be handed down.
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Retains the death penalty in law, but hasn’t executed for at least 10 years
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