executions in the world:

In 2021

0

2000 to present

0

legend:

  • Abolitionist
  • retentionist
  • De facto abolitionist
  • Moratorium on executions
  • Abolitionist for ordinary crimes
  • Committed to abolishing the death penalty

THAILAND

 
government: constitutional monarchy; note - interim military-affiliated government since May 2014
state of civil and political rights: Not free
constitution: many previous; draft of latest completed 29 March 2016, approved by referendum 7 August 2016, signed by the king 6 April 2017; note - the final version has several changes not reflected in the one passed by referendum (2016)
legal system: based on civil law system, with influences of common law
legislative system: in transition; following the May 2014 military coup, a National Legislative Assembly or Sapha Nitibanyat Haeng Chat
judicial system: Supreme Court (Sandika), judges appointed by the monarch
religion: Buddhist 94.6%, Muslim 4.6%, Christian 0.7%, other 0.1%
death row: 477, including 50 women (as of 17 October 2017, according the Department of Corrections). About 50% had been convicted of drug-related offences.
year of last executions: 0-0-0
death sentences: 6
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:

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