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Security deteriorated significantly in the center of the country, including through intercommunal violence. Armed groups and security forces continued to commit abuses and human rights violations. Impunity for the most serious crimes persisted. The security situation severely restricted the right to education. Ban on peaceful assemblies was maintained in central Bamako.  

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist in practice

Retains the death penalty in law, but hasn’t executed for at least 10 years


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