Malta

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Overview

An independent inquiry into the killing of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia found that the state had failed to protect her and had created a climate of impunity that facilitated her killing. A total ban on abortion remained in place. Asylum seekers and migrants continued to be unlawfully detained in appalling conditions. Three asylum seekers remained on trial for opposing their unlawful pushback to Libya after surviving a shipwreck.

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Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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