Macedonia

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Overview

Prosecutions following the 2015 revelations of high-level corruption were slowed down by political infighting while witness protection was limited. Roma faced discrimination in accessing basic rights and services. Refugees and migrants were routinely pushed back at the border with Greece or faced detention in poor facilities in Macedonia.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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