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EXECUTIONS IN 2014

At least 3,576 executions were carried out in 22 Countries and territories in 2014.
 
China: at least 2,400
Iran: at least 800
Saudi Arabia: at least 88
Iraq: at least 67
North Korea: at least 50
Stati Uniti: 35 
Sudan: at least 23
Yemen: at least 23
Somalia: at least 20
Egypt: at least 15
Jordan: 11
Equatorial Guinea: 9
Pakistan: 7
Afghanistan: 6
Taiwan*: 5
Belarus: at least 3
Malaysia: at least 3
Vietnam: at least 3
Japan: 3
Palestine (Gaza Strip)*: at least 2
Singapore: 2
United Arab Emirates: 1
 
In 2014, no executions were reported in 5 Countries – Botswana, India, Kuwait, Nigeria and South Sudan – that carried out executions in 2013.
On the other hand, 7 countries, which had not carried out executions in 2013, resumed them in 2014: Belarus (at least 3), Egypt (at least 15), Equatorial Guinea (9), Jordan (11), Pakistan (7), Singapore (2) and United Arab Emirates (1).
It could not be confirmed if judicial executions took place in South Sudan and Syria in 2014.
 
Source: Hands Off Cain
 
In bold: liberal democracies1 (3) that carried out executions (43) in 2014.
In italics: changes in 2014 (7) with regard to 2013.
 
* Non-UN member States
 
 
 
 
1 The classification “liberal democracy” is based on the rigorous analytic standards employed by Freedom House in its Freedom in the World 2015 report on the state of political rights and civil liberties around the world (www.freedomhouse.org).
 

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