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Discrimination against Roma persisted. Parliament again failed to ratify an international convention on violence against women and take forward a bill on same-sex marriage. The European Court of Justice ruled against the government for failure to accept mandatory refugee quotas. Up to 16% of primary school children were reportedly unable to access education online during the lockdown related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Concerns remained over continuing arms transfers to parties in the Yemen conflict.

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Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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