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: costitutional monarchy
state of civil and political rights: Partly free
constitution: 10 March 1972, revised 4 September 1992 and amended in September 1996; new constitution approved in referendum 1 July 2011
legal system: based on French and Islamic law
legislative system: bicameral Parliament consists of an upper house (Chamber of Counselors) and a lower house (Chamber of Representatives)
judicial system: Supreme Court whose judges are appointed on the recommendation of the Supreme Council of the Judiciary, presided over by the monarch
religion: Muslim majority
death row: 115, as of 19 february 208, according the President of the General Prosecutor, Mohamed Abdennabaoui
year of last executions: 0-0-1993
death sentences:
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:





Death penalty for violent crimes