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

CONGO (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF)

 
government: republic
state of civil and political rights: Not free
constitution: 18 February 2006
legal system: civil legal system based on Belgian version of French civil law
legislative system: bicameral legislature consists of a National Assembly and a Senate
judicial system: Constitutional Court; Appeals Court or Cour de Cassation; Council of State; High Military Judicial System: Court; plus civil and military courts and tribunals
religion: 50% Catholic; 20% Protestant; 10% Kimbanguist, 10% Muslim, 10% other (includes syncretic sects and indigenous beliefs)
death row: 330-500 (www.deathpenaltyworldwide.org)
year of last executions: 7-1-2003
death sentences: 46
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:

situation:

 

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