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: absolute monarchy
state of civil and political rights: Not free
constitution: governed according to Shari'a (Islamic law); the Basic Law that articulates the government's rights and responsibilities was introduced in 1992
legal system: based on Sharia law; several secular codes have been introduced
legislative system: a consultative council (90 members and a chairman appointed by the monarch for four-year terms)
judicial system: Supreme Council of Justice
religion: Muslim 100%
death row: 54 (Sources: Reprieve december 2018)
year of last executions: 0-0-0
death sentences: 9
executions: 9
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:





Wrongfully-convicted people


Death sentences issued by military tribunals


Death penalty for minors


Death penalty for non violent crimes


Death penalty for terrorism


Commutation of death sentences


Death penalty for violent crimes





Asia, Middle East, Australia and Oceania