Sunday 09 August 2020

Facts and Figures

According to the United Nations, at least 150 nations – more than two-thirds of the world’s countries – have now abolished or no longer use the death penalty. The global trend against capital punishment is increasing.

However, 58 States still retain the death penalty.

For further details please visit Amnesty International website.

Please click here to see tables on

The Situation of the Death Penalty in the World.

Ratification of International and Regional Human Rights Treaties.

Map of the status of the Second Optional Protocol to the ICCPR

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