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Political tensions continued to rise ahead of the 2020 presidential election. President Alpha Condé launched a constitutional review process, fueling concerns from opposition and civil society groups that he may run for a third term.  

The legislative elections which were due in December 2018 were rescheduled for 2020 after several delays.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty


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