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Overview

Repression of government critics continued; the authorities arbitrarily detained human rights defenders and civil society activists and violated the right to freedom of expression. Some protests were banned and security forces used excessive force against peaceful protesters defying the ban. Violence and discrimination against women and girls persisted. Access to food and healthcare remained precarious for a large part of the population.

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