Denmark

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Overview

The government introduced serious restrictions to asylum and migration laws and suspended an agreement with UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, to accept refugees for resettlement. Procedural rules created delays for transgender people seeking legal gender recognition. A claim by Iraqis for torture against the Ministry of Defence was ruled admissible.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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