Mongolia
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Overview

The death penalty was abolished as the new Criminal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure came into force. Impunity for torture and other ill-treatment of detainees and attacks against human rights defenders continued. The economic, social and cultural rights of people living in rural areas affected by mining activities, and in ger areas − areas without adequate access to essential services − were at risk of being violated.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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5th floor, Room number 503  #AB Centre Sukhbaatar District Khoroo-6 University Street PO Box 180 Ulaanbaatar Mongolia 210648

Phone

00976 - 70004705

Fax

00976 - 70004705

Email

mongolia.amnesty@gmail.com

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