executions in the world:

In 2023


2000 to present



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


government: multiparty democracy under a constitutional monarchy
state of civil and political rights: Not free
constitution: proclaimed on 21 September 1993
legal system: mixture of French-influenced codes with influences of customary law and remnants of communist legal theory; increasing influence of common law in recent years
legislative system: bicameral National Assembly and Senate
judicial system: Supreme Council of the Magistracy; Supreme Court
religion: Buddhist majority
death row:
year of last executions: 0-0-0
death sentences: 0
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:



Asia, Middle East, Australia and Oceania