Estonia

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Overview

Legislation allowing unmarried, including same-sex, couples to register their cohabitation was due to enter into force on 1 January 2016. The authorities took significant steps to reduce statelessness, especially among children, but around 83,000 people remained stateless. The number of asylum applications remained low.

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Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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