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Overview

Armed groups continued to launch deadly attacks against civilians, including children. The right to education and the right to health were compromised and cases of sexual violence were reported in the context of the conflict. Impunity for serious human rights violations and abuses remained pervasive. Authorities threatened press freedom.

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Death Penalty status

Abolitionist for ordinary crimes

Retains the death penalty only for serious crimes, such as those committed during times of war

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