Slovakia
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Overview

Parliament rejected the ratification of the Istanbul Convention. Concerns persisted over widespread discrimination against the Roma including in education and allegations of unnecessary and excessive use of force by the police and the lack of an independent oversight mechanism to investigate allegations of unlawful use of force.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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