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Overview

The Digital Code continued to be used to restrict freedom of expression. The rights of detained political opponents were reportedly violated. At least five people were killed during clashes between demonstrators and defence and security forces in the context of the presidential elections. Members of transgender and LGBTI associations were assaulted and threatened.

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