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: federal republic
state of civil and political rights: Partly free
constitution: 5 February 1917
legal system: mixture of US constitutional theory and civil law system; judicial review of legislative acts;
legislative system: bicameral National Congress (Congreso de la Union) consists of the Senate and Chamber of Deputies
judicial system: Supreme Court of Justice whose judges are appointed by the president with consent of the Senate
religion: Roman Catholic 76.5%, Protestant 6.3%, other 0.3%
death row:
year of last executions: 0-0-0
death sentences:
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:



United States of America and Canada