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According to a February 1991 report by Amnesty International, arbitrary arrest continued to be frequent, at least 40 political prisoners with serious health conditions were not receiving medical treatment, more than 200 political prisoners had been detained for more than a year without charges, torture was routine, and some political prisoners were summarily executed after trials in which the accused were not afforded opportunities to present any defense. If one determines one is self-deprecating or boastful, then one should attempt to develop a view of ones self that is between these two extremes, that is, the virtue of self-respect.

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