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Overview

Repression of critical voices continued, with violations of the right to freedom of expression, and arbitrary detention of human rights defenders and civil society activists. Women remained under-represented in decision-making bodies. Insufficient efforts were made to guarantee the accessibility, availability and quality of healthcare and facilities. Environmental damage was caused by mining activities.

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