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: constitutional monarchy
state of civil and political rights: Free
constitution: 17 December 1962, modified 2 April 2002
legal system: civil law system influenced by French legal tradition; has not submitted an ICJ jurisdiction declaration
legislative system: unicameral National Council (Conseil National)
judicial system: Supreme Court (consists of 5 permanent members and 2 substitutes); Court of Appeal; Civil Court of First Instance
religion: Roman Catholic 90% (official), other 10%
death row:
year of last executions: 0-0-0
death sentences: 0
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty: