Armenia

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Overview

Police used excessive force to suppress largely peaceful demonstrations in the capital, Yerevan, in July. Hundreds of individuals were arbitrarily arrested. Many reported being injured, beaten or otherwise ill-treated during the arrest and while in detention.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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