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: parliamentary republic
state of civil and political rights: Partly free
constitution: enacted on 25 July 1997; effective 28 July 1998
legal system: based on British system
legislative system: unicameral Parliament
judicial system: Supreme Court, Court of Appeal; High Court; Magistrates' Courts
religion: Methodist majority; 34% Hindu; 7% Muslim
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