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Cape Verde

Constitution as adopted on 25 September 1992.

Article 10

    6. The State of Cape Verde shall maintain special ties of friendship and cooperation with the countries of Portuguese official language and with the receiving countries of Capeverdean migrant workers.

Article 22

    Every citizen shall have equal social dignity and be equal before the law. No one shall have privilege, benefit or be injured, deprived of any right or exempted from any duty, on account of race, sex, ascendancy, language, origin, religion, social and economic conditions, or political or ideological convictions.

Note: The complete text of the Constitution of Cape Verde can be found at the Constitution Finder Project operated by the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond.

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