Paraguay
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Overview

On 2 December, the President withdrew from Congress a bill to ratify the Escazú Agreement on environmental matters.

Discrimination and violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people continued. Despite some progress on access to justice, truth and reparation, Indigenous Peoples continued to be subjected to forced eviction and displacement. Human rights defenders continued to be criminalized. The independence of the judiciary remained a concern.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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