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: 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:
executions: 111
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:





The death penalty for political opponents


Death penalty for dissidents


Death penalty for drug-related crimes


Death penalty for minors


Death penalty for terrorism


Death penalty for violent crimes





Asia, Middle East, Australia and Oceania