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

COOK ISLANDS

 
government: self-governing parliamentary democracy
state of civil and political rights:
constitution: 4 August 1965
legal system: based on New Zealand law and English common law
legislative system: bicameral Parliament consisting of a Legislative Assembly (or lower house) and a House of Ariki (or upper house)
judicial system: High Court
religion: Cook Islands Christian Church 55.9%, Roman Catholic 16.8%, Seventh-Day Adventists 7.9%, Church of Latter Day Saints 3.8%, other Protestant 5.8%, other 4.2%, unspecified 2.6%, none 3%
death row:
year of last executions: 0-0-0
death sentences: 0
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:

situation:

 

Asia, Middle East, Australia and Oceania