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

LATVIA

 
government: parliamentary democracy
state of civil and political rights: Free
constitution: the 1991 Constitutional Law supplemented the 1922 constitution
legal system: based on civil law system with traces of Socialist legal traditions and practices
legislative system: Unicameral Parliament (Saeima)
judicial system: Supreme Court, judges' appointments are confirmed by Parliament; Constitutional Court (judges' appointments are confirmed by Parliament)
religion: Lutheran majority; Catholic, Orthodox and Jewish minorities
death row:
year of last executions: 0-0-0
death sentences: 0
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:

situation:

 

Europe