Uruguay
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Overview

Impunity for past crimes against humanity continued to be a concern. Prison conditions remained poor, exacerbated by the extensive use of pre-trial detention. The rights of people in vulnerable situations, including women, girls and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people, continued to be threatened. Institutional flaws enabled the repetition of human rights violations.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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Magallanes 1260, of. 1005, CP 11200 MONTEVIDEO

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oficina@amnistia.org.uy

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