executions in the world:

In 2024


2000 to present



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

MICRONESIA (Federated States of)

government: federal republic in free association with the US
state of civil and political rights: Free
constitution: 10 May 1979; amended many times, last in 2019
legal system: mixed legal system of common and customary law; has not submitted an ICJ jurisdiction declaration
legislative system: unicameral Congress
judicial system: Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) Supreme Court (consists of the chief justice and not more than 5 associate justices and organized into appellate and criminal divisions); the highest state-level courts are: Chuuk Supreme Court, Korsae State Court, Pohnpei State Court, Yap State Court
religion: Roman Catholic 54.7%, Protestant 41.1% (includes Congregational 38.5%, Baptist 1.1%, Seventh Day Adventist 0.8%, Assembly of God 0.7%), Church of Jesus Christ 1.5%, other 1.9%, none 0.7%, unspecified 0.1% (2010 est.)
death row:
year of last executions: 0-0-0
death sentences: 0
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:

Convention on the Rights of the Child



Asia, Middle East, Australia and Oceania