Rwanda

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Overview

The authorities took measures to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic and to promote the right to health. Ten girls and women were pardoned for abortion-related offences. Violations of the rights to a fair trial, freedom of expression and privacy continued, alongside enforced disappearances, allegations of torture and excessive use of force. People suspected of genocide were prosecuted and convicted.

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Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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