Asylum-seekers were denied access to asylum; the police pushed back and abused people entering irregularly. The legal framework on gender-based violence was improved, but cases continued to attract minor penalties. Access to abortion remained severely constrained. Same-sex couples were granted the right to foster children. The government withdrew amendments to allow all phones to be tracked in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Journalists continued to be threatened for their work.
Death penalty status
Abolitionist for all crimes
Does not use the death penalty
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