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

BELARUS

 
government: republic in name, although in fact a dictatorship
state of civil and political rights: Not free
constitution: 30 March 1994; revised by national referendum of 24 November 1996 giving the presidency greatly expanded powers and became effective 27 November 1996; revised again 17 October 2004 removing presidential term limits
legal system: based on civil law system
legislative system: bicameral National Assembly (Natsionalnoye Sobranie) consists of the Council of the Republic (Soviet Respubliki) and the Chamber of Representatives (Palata Predstaviteley)
judicial system: Supreme Court, judges are appointed by the president; Constitutional Court, half of the judges appointed by the president and half appointed by the Chamber of Representatives
religion: Orthodox 48.3%, Catholic 7.1%, other 3.5%
death row: 2 (31 December 2018)
year of last executions: 0-0-0
death sentences: 2
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:

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