Georgia
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Overview

Continued impunity for human rights abuses committed by law enforcement officials emphasized the need for an independent investigation mechanism. A legal dispute over a pro-opposition TV channel caused concern about judicial independence and media freedom. The fencing of the de facto border around the breakaway regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia continued to have a negative impact on local residents’ economic and social rights.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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