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

SUDAN

 
government: presidential republic
state of civil and political rights: Not free
constitution: 2005 (interim constitution, which was suspended in April 2019); latest initial draft completed by Transitional Military Council in May 2019; revised draft known as the "Draft Constitutional Charter for the 2019 Transitional Period," or "2019 Constitutional Declaration" was signed by the Council and opposition coalition on 4 August 2019; amended 2020 to incorporate the Juba Agreement for Peace in Sudan; the military suspended several provisions of the Constitutional Declaration in October 2021
legal system: mixed legal system of Islamic law and English common law; accepts compulsory ICJ jurisdiction with reservations
legislative system: according to the August 2019 Constitutional Declaration, which established Sudan's transitional government, the Transitional Legislative Council (TLC) was to have served as the national legislature during the transitional period until elections could be held; as of June 2023, the TLC had not been established
judicial system: National Supreme Court (consists of 70 judges organized into panels of 3 judges and includes 4 circuits that operate outside the capital); Constitutional Court (consists of 9 justices including the court president); Court of Appeal; other national courts; public courts; district, town, and rural courts
religion: Sunni Muslim, small Christian minority
death row: 215 (at the end of 2014 according to Amnesty International, Report 2015)
year of last executions: 0-0-0
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


situation:

 

Africa