Netherlands

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Overview

Undocumented migrants continued to be deprived of their rights. New security legislation threatened to undermine human rights and the rule of law. Ethnic profiling by police continued to be a pressing concern, as was the use of Tasers in day-to-day policing.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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