Chile

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Overview

Cases of police violence continued to be dealt with by military courts. Legal proceedings against those responsible for past human rights violations continued. Abortion remained criminalized in all circumstances.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for ordinary crimes only

Retains the death penalty only for serious crimes, such as those committed during times of war

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Josefina Salomon

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Oficina Nacional Huelén 164 - Planta Baja 750 0617 Providencia SANTIAGO

Phone

0056222355945

Fax

0056222356694

Email

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