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Benin

The rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly were unduly restricted; journalists and health workers were unjustly prosecuted, harassed and intimidated. The police used excessive force while policing demonstrations and enforcing public health restrictions. Discrimination against women...
Africa Death Penalty

Benin: Death penalty

Oyedele Noureimi, Watchinou Sokenou, Zinsou Jules, Bankole Fatai, Saibou Latifou, Yedenou Dedewanou, Ogbon Issa Soule and Elegbede Ganiou: The eight above-named people were sentenced to death in early October 1998 after being convicted of armed robbery and murder. There is no further appeal against...