Zambia
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The authorities repressed the rights to freedom of expression, assembly and association. Journalists, media workers and lawyers were harassed. The police used intimidation to enforce COVID-19 movement restrictions. Children were denied their right to information about reproductive and sexual health and rights.

 

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Abolitionist in practice

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

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