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: costitutional monarchy
state of civil and political rights: Partly free
constitution: 4 November 1875, amended in 1 january 1967
legal system: based on English common law
legislative system: Unicameral Legislative Assembly (Fale Alea)
judicial system: Supreme Court, judges are appointed by the monarch; Privy Council with the addition of the chief justice of the Supreme Court sits as the Court of Appeal
religion: Christian
death row:
year of last executions: 0-0-1982
death sentences:
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:



Asia, Middle East, Australia and Oceania