executions in the world:

In 2024


2000 to present



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


government: Republic
state of civil and political rights: Partly free
constitution: approved March 1987, suspended and re-established many times, returned to constitutional rule in May 2006
legal system: based on Roman civil law system
legislative system: bicameral National Assembly (Assemblee Nationale) consists of the Senate and the Chamber of Deputies
judicial system: Supreme Court (Cour de Cassation) Haiti is a member of the Caribbean Court of Justice
religion: 80% Catholic; 16% Protestant; Voodoo minority
death row:
year of last executions: 0-0-0
death sentences:
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:



South America