executions in the world:

In 2023

0

2000 to present

0

legend:

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

NIGER

 
government: semi presidential republic
state of civil and political rights: Partly free
constitution: 25 November 2010; amended 2011, 2017
legal system: mixed legal system of civil law, based on French civil law, Islamic law, and customary law; has not submitted an ICJ jurisdiction declaration
legislative system: unicameral National Assembly (Assemblee Nationale)
judicial system: Constitutional Court (consists of 7 judges); High Court of Justice (consists of 7 members); Court of Cassation; Council of State; Court of Finances; various specialized tribunals and customary courts
religion: Muslim 99.3%, Christian 0.3%, animist 0.2%, none 0.1% (2012 est.)
death row: 11 (end 2017)
year of last executions: 0-0-1976
death sentences: 0
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Convention on the Rights of the Child

Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment


situation:

 

Africa