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: operates under a transitional government
state of civil and political rights: Not free
constitution: the Transitional National Council, recognized by the UN in September 2011 as the legitimate interim government, operates under a temporary constitution
legal system: NA
legislative system: the UN in September 2011 recognized the Libyan Transitional National Council (TNC) as the legitimate governing authority for Libya until an interim government is in place; the TNC on 22 November 2011 established a new transitional government
judicial system: NA
religion: Sunni Muslim 97%, other 3%
death row:
year of last executions: 0-0-0
death sentences:
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:





Crimes under Sharia law