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: republic; authoritarian presidential rule, with little power outside the executive branch
state of civil and political rights: Not free
constitution: 8 December 1992
legal system: based on civil law system
legislative system: bicameral Supreme Assembly or Oliy Majlis consists of an upper house or Senate and a lower house or Legislative Chamber
judicial system: Supreme Court whose judges are nominated by the president and confirmed by the Supreme Assembly
religion: Sunni majority
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