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Fiji became the 100th abolitionist country when it abolished the death penalty for all crimes. A review of a decree which has curtailed workers’ rights since 2011 was announced but had not been completed by the end of the year. The prosecution of the 2012 torture case of prisoner Iowane Benedito began. Freedom of expression remained restricted by a range of national laws, including the Media Industry Development Decree 2010.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty


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