Moldova
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Overview

Allegations of torture and other ill-treatment in detention continued. The European Court of Human Rights found that Moldova had violated the rights of a group of Turkish citizens when its security service detained and forcibly returned them to Turkey. Media in Moldova were relatively free and pluralistic, and principally constrained by economic circumstances and potential risks associated with litigation. Concerns over judicial independence persisted.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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Office: Amnesty International Moldova 2/1 Stradela Teatrului 2nd floor, MD-2012 CHISINAU Mailing: Amnesty International PO Box 209 MD-2012 CHISINAU

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