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Overview

The authorities failed to ensure adequate access to health during the pandemic. Violence against women persisted, although steps were taken to strengthen legal safeguards. Women continued to face challenges in accessing abortion. The right to housing was not sufficiently protected. Undue restrictions on the rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly continued unamended in law. Excessive use of force by law enforcement officials persisted. The authorities failed to ensure adequate reception conditions and a fair and effective asylum procedure for people arriving irregularly in the Canary Islands. The government approved a bill on rights for victims of the Civil War and Francoism, while the courts continued to deny them access to justice.

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