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Overview

The authorities failed to ensure the rights of thousands of people made homeless by earthquakes in January. The number of femicides increased. For the first time, federal hate crime charges were brought following the killings of two transgender women.

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Death Penalty status

Retentionist

Retains the death penalty in law

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