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Over 600,000 refugees and migrants travelled through Serbia on their way to the EU. Prosecutions of war crimes continued to be slow. In Kosovo, opposition parties delayed the establishment of a Special War Crimes Court and the implementation of an EU-brokered agreement with Serbia.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty


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