The police used excessive and sometimes lethal force to break up protests. The right to life continued to be violated. Over 100 people were unlawfully killed; the incoming president disbanded a police unit he said was responsible for such killings. Millions suffered hunger due to prolonged drought. The government continued to struggle to protect social and economic rights, including to housing and health. Steps were made towards the realization of women’s and girls’ rights. The High Court directed parliament to enact legislation allowing abortion in some circumstances.Read More
Retains the death penalty in law, but hasn’t executed for at least 10 years
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