executions in the world:

In 2024


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: 3 June 1959, amended in 1965
legal system: based on english common law
legislative system: Unicameral Parliament
judicial system: Supreme Court, chief justice is appointed by the president with the advice of the prime minister, other judges are appointed by the president with the advice of the chief justice; Court of Appeals.
religion: Buddhist 42.5%, Muslim 14.9%, Taoist 8.5%, Hindu 4%, Catholic 4.8%, other
death row: +40 (as of end 2017, according to Amnesty International)
year of last executions: 0-0-0
death sentences: 3
executions: 10
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:





Death penalty for drug-related crimes


Innocent people




Death penalty for violent crimes



Asia, Middle East, Australia and Oceania