Croatia

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Overview

Asylum seekers were denied access to asylum; the police pushed back and abused people entering irregularly. The legal framework on gender-based violence was further improved, but cases continued to rise. Access to abortion remained severely constrained. Same-sex couples were granted the right to adopt children. Defamation lawsuits threatened the work of journalists and the media.

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Death Penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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