executions in the world:

In 2022


2000 to present



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


government: presidential republic
state of civil and political rights: Not free
constitution: 8 September 1963; effective 22 November 1976; revised several times the last on November 12, 2008
legal system: socialist, based on French and Islamic law
legislative system: bicameral Parliament consists of the National People's Assembly (Al-Majlis Ech-Chaabi Al-Watani) and the Council of Nations
judicial system: Supreme Court, Constitutional Council. Algeria's judicial system does not include sharia courts
religion: Sunni Muslim (state religion) 99%, Christian and Jewish 1%
death row: At least 943 (up to July, 22, 2015 www.deathpenaltyworldwide.org)
year of last executions: 0-0-1993
death sentences:
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:





Death sentences issued by military tribunals