executions in the world:

In 2021


2000 to present



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


government: Parliamentary democracy
state of civil and political rights: Free
constitution: 1 August 1976
legal system: based on English common law; judicial review of legislative acts in the Supreme Court
legislative system: bicameral Parliament consists of the Senate and the House of Representatives
judicial system: Court of Appeal; Supreme Court; High Court of Justice; the highest court of appeal is the Privy Council in London
religion: 26% Catholic; 22% Hindù; 7,8% Anglican; 6% Muslim, altro
death row: at least 30 (as of end 2014, according to Amnesty International)
year of last executions: 28-7-1999
death sentences: 0
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:



South America