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 constitutional monarchy
state of civil and political rights: Partly free
constitution: 1 January 1952, amended many times
legal system: based on Islamic law and French codes; judicial review of legislative acts in a specially provided High Tribunal
legislative system: bicameral National Assembly (Majlis al-'Umma) consist of Senate and House of Representatives
judicial system: Court of Cassation, Supreme Court
religion: Muslim majority; Christian minority
death row: 239 (Source: MEMO, 27/06/2022)
year of last executions: 0-0-0
death sentences: 3
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:





Death penalty for terrorism



Asia, Middle East, Australia and Oceania