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

BURKINA FASO

 
government: parliamentary republic
state of civil and political rights: Partly free
constitution: 2 June 1991 approved by referendum, 11 June 1991 formally adopted; last amended January 2002
legal system: based on French codes and customary law
legislative system: unicameral National Assembly
judicial system: Supreme Court; Appeals Court
religion: Animist and Muslim majorities; 10% Catholic
death row: 12 (end 2017)
year of last executions: 0-0-1988
death sentences: 0
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:

situation:

 

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