Bosnia and Herzegovina
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The authorities failed to provide support to thousands of refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants stranded in the country. The Constitutional Court declared that movement restrictions imposed on older people and children due to COVID-19 were disproportionate. State of emergency measures further limited the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and expression. Unlawful disclosures of personal data of COVID-19 patients violated the right to privacy. Prosecution of war crimes was further delayed.

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Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty


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