Bahamas

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  • AMERICAS
  • ANGUILLA
  • ANTILLES
  • AMERICAS 2020
  • ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
  • ARGENTINA
  • BELIZE
  • BERMUDA
  • BARBADOS
  • BOLIVIA
  • BRAZIL
  • CAYMAN ISLANDS
  • CANADA
  • CHILE
  • COLOMBIA
  • COSTA RICA
  • CUBA
  • DOMINICA
  • DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
  • ECUADOR
  • EL SALVADOR
  • FALKLAND ISLANDS
  • FRENCH GUIANA
  • GUADELOUPE
  • GRENADA
  • GUATEMALA
  • HONDURAS
  • MARTINIQUE
  • MONTSERRAT
  • MEXICO
  • NICARAGUA
  • PARAGUAY
  • PERU
  • PUERTO RICO
  • SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES
  • SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS
  • SAINT LUCIA
  • TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS
  • TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • URUGUAY
  • VIRGIN ISLANDS (UK)
  • VIRGIN ISLANDS (US)
  • VENEZUELA

Overview

Widespread ill-treatment and other abuses against irregular migrants from countries including Haiti and Cuba continued. Bahamians voted “no” in a constitutional referendum on gender equality in citizenship matters in June. Discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people continued.

Death Penalty status

Retentionist

Retains the death penalty in law

View the Amnesty International Report 2020/21

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