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: presidential republic
state of civil and political rights: Not free
constitution: 6 November 1994
legal system: based on civil law system; no judicial review of legislative acts
legislative system: bicameral Supreme Assembly (Majlisi Oli) consists of the National Assembly and the Assembly of Representatives
judicial system: Supreme Court whose judges are appointed by the president
religion: Sunni Muslim 85%, Shi'a Muslim 5%, other 10%
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