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Overview

The rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly were unduly restricted; journalists and health workers were unjustly prosecuted, harassed and intimidated. The police used excessive force while policing demonstrations and enforcing public health restrictions. Discrimination against women and minorities persisted and LGBTI people suffered harassment and violence.

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Death Penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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