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The rights to freedom of expression, peaceful assembly and association were severely restricted by the military who seized power by a coup in July. Several high-profile political figures were arbitrarily detained, and women were sexually assaulted in the aftermath of the coup. Armed groups killed civilians in unlawful attacks. Child marriage remained prevalent. Migrants forcibly returned from Algeria were extremely vulnerable. Rights to education, food and water were obstructed by armed conflict, exacerbated by climate change.

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