executions in the world:

In 2017

0

2000 to present

0

legend:

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

SOLOMON ISLANDS

 
government: Parliamentary democracy
state of civil and political rights: Partly free
constitution: 7 July 1978
legal system: English common law, which is widely disregarded
legislative system: Unicameral National Parliament
judicial system: Court of Appeal
religion: Church of Melanesia 32.8%, Roman Catholic 19%, other
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

Statute of the International Criminal Court (which excludes the death penalty) (only signed)


situation:
The death penalty was abolished for all crimes in 1966.
On December 18, 2008 the Solomon Islands voted against the Resolution on a Moratorium on the Use of the Death Penalty at the UN General Assembly.
On December 20, 2012 and on December 18, 2014,, Solomon Islands abstained on the Resolution on a Moratorium on the Use of the Death Penalty at the UN General Assembly.
On December 19, 2016, Solomon Island voted in favor of the Resolution on a Moratorium.

 

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