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

SOUTH AFRICA

 
government: parliamentary republic
state of civil and political rights: Free
constitution: 10 December 1996, signed by then President MANDELA and entered into effect on 4 February 1997
legal system: based on Roman-Dutch law and English common law
legislative system: bicameral parliament consisting of the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces
judicial system: Constitutional Court; Supreme Court of Appeals; High Courts; Magistrate Courts
religion: Christian majority, animist
death row:
year of last executions: 0-0-0
death sentences: 0
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:

situation:

 

Africa