Norway
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Overview

As in previous years, the rights of refugees and asylum seekers continued to be restricted and Afghan asylum-seekers still faced forced returns to Afghanistan. Serious concerns remained about the prevalence of, and inadequate state response to, rape and other violence against women, with the legal definition of rape still falling short of Norway’s international human rights law obligations.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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