Poland
© Piotr Stasiak
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Overview

The government continued its efforts to exert political control over the judiciary, NGOs and the media. Hundreds of protesters faced criminal sanctions for participating in peaceful assemblies. Women and girls continued to face systemic barriers in accessing safe and legal abortion.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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