Austria
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Overview

The number of asylum-seekers continued to fall. Authorities continued to deport rejected asylum-seekers to Afghanistan despite the security situation in the country. Amendments to the law on public assemblies increased the potential for restrictions on the right to peaceful assembly.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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