executions in the world:

In 2021


2000 to present



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


government: parliamentary republic
state of civil and political rights: Free
constitution: 1 June 1959; amended 1988, 2002
legal system: based on French system and Islamic law, some judicial review of legislative acts in the Supreme Court in joint session
legislative system: bicameral system consists of the Chamber of Deputies or Majlis al-Nuwaab and the Chamber of Advisors
judicial system: Court of Cassation
religion: Muslim 98%, Christian 1%, Jewish and other 1%
death row: 77
year of last executions: 0-0-1991
death sentences: 0
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty: