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Mongolia heads for presidential election under shadow of crackdown on political opponents

, Index number: ASA 30/4105/2021

Mongolia’s upcoming presidential election in June 2021 will take place amid a worrying human rights situation in the country where the right to freedom of expression is severely restricted, especially of those who speak critically about government actions. Amnesty International is concerned that more arrests and detention could take place before and after the June 2021 presidential elections as the government continues to repress dissent in the country.

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