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Law enforcement officers used unlawful force during anti-government protests. Journalists faced harassment and violence from government supporters. No progress was reported in investigating war crimes and other crimes under international law during the armed conflict with Azerbaijan in 2020. Discrimination against LGBTI people remained commonplace. Several lawyers reported being ill-treated while visiting clients in detention. Environmental activists continued to face harassment. The death penalty was abolished in all circumstances.

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