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: constitutional republic
state of civil and political rights: Free
constitution: 29 December 1993
legal system: based on civil law system
legislative system: unicameral Congress of the Republic of Peru or Congreso de la Republica del Peru
judicial system: Supreme Court of Justice whose judges are appointed by the National Council of the Judiciary
religion: Roman Catholic 81%, other
death row:
year of last executions: 0-0-0
death sentences: 0
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:



South America