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Repression of dissent continued as activists, political opponents and journalists were harassed, persecuted and imprisoned. Human rights defenders faced obstacles and attacks, and some continued to be incarcerated without due process. The economic and humanitarian crisis continued with shortages of food, fuel and electricity. Discrimination remained prevalent, affecting Afro-descendants, women and girls, LGBTI people, political dissidents, and members of religious communities.

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