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


government: parliamentary democracy
state of civil and political rights: Partly free
constitution: 5 July 1995; amended 2005, 2015, last in 2020
legal system: civil law system; has not submitted an ICJ jurisdiction declaration
legislative system: unicameral National Assembly (Parliament) or Azgayin Zhoghov
judicial system: Court of Cassation or Appeals Court (consists of the Criminal Chamber with a chairman and 5 judges and the Civil and Administrative Chamber with a chairman and 10 judges – with both civil and administrative specializations); Constitutional Court (consists of 9 judges); criminal and civil appellate courts; administrative appellate court; first instance courts; specialized administrative and bankruptcy courts
religion: Armenian Apostolic Christian 92.6%, Evangelical Christian 1%, other 2.4%, none 1.1%, unspecified 2.9% (2011 est.)
death row: 42 (15/112002)
year of last executions: 0-0-0
death sentences: 0
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty: