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Overview

Human rights defenders were intimidated, harassed and arbitrarily arrested. The independence of the judiciary remained under attack from the executive. Prisons were overcrowded and conditions poor. Attacks against people with albinism continued.

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Death Penalty status

Abolitionist in practice

Retains the death penalty in law, but hasn’t executed for at least 10 years

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