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Armed forces were deployed throughout the country and their powers in public security tasks were expanded. Violence increased in the lead up to the general elections. Human rights violations remained unpunished. The state of crisis in prisons continued. Indigenous Peoples’ rights continued to be violated. Flaring of gases during oil extraction persisted. Authorities failed to protect human rights defenders. Poverty and inequality affected much of the population and gender-based violence remained prevalent.

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