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Civic space and freedom of expression were curtailed. There was widespread criminalization of judges, prosecutors, human rights defenders, journalists and key actors in the electoral process, forcing them into exile. The authorities stigmatized and failed to protect protesters demanding the resignation of the attorney general. Violations of the rights of women, LGBTI people and Indigenous Peoples persisted.

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