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New laws in Republika Srpska further threatened freedom of expression and peaceful assembly. Thousands of migrants remained stranded in the country. LGBTI people faced physical attacks and discriminatory speech online. The murder of a woman by her partner screened live on social media sparked countrywide protests. Prosecutions for war crimes progressed slowly. Heavy reliance on fossil fuels caused alarming levels of pollution.

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