executions in the world:

In 2021

0

2000 to present

0

legend:

  • Abolitionist
  • retentionist
  • De facto abolitionist
  • Moratorium on executions
  • Abolitionist for ordinary crimes
  • Committed to abolishing the death penalty

BENIN

 
government: republic
state of civil and political rights: Free
constitution: 2 December 1990
legal system: based on French civil law and customary law
legislative system: unicameral National Assembly (Assemblee Nationale)
judicial system: Constitutional Court; Supreme Court; High Court of Justice
religion: Christian 42.8%, Muslim 24.4%, Vodoun 17.3%, other 15.5%
death row:
year of last executions: 23-9-1987
death sentences: 0
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:

situation:

 

Africa