Death Penalty Database

Afghanistan

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Annual Number of Reported Executions

Executions in 2019 to date (last updated on February 19, 2019)

0. [1] (This is the number of executions reported in the media. Because of the secrecy surrounding capital punishment, we are not able to offer a reliable estimate.)

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[1] DPW Executions and Death Sentences Monitor.

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Algeria

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0. [1]

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Antigua and Barbuda

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0. [1]

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Bahamas

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0. [1]

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Bahrain

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0. [1]

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Bangladesh

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0. [1]

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Barbados

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0. [1]

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Belarus

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0. [1]

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Belize

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0. [1]

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Botswana

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0. [1]

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Brunei

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0. [1]

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Cameroon

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0. [1]

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Central African Republic

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0. [1]

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Chad

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0. [1]

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China

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Annual Number of Reported Executions

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Human rights organizations estimate that China executes thousands of people a year. The number of executions is a state secret, and the executions reported in the media are a fraction of those that are carried out. [1] It is estimated that China executes more than the rest of the world together. [2]

References

[1] BBC News, China's 'Jack the Ripper' Gao Chengyong executed for murders, https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-46743882, Jan. 3, 2019. Reuters, Chinese man executed for kindergarten knife attack, https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-crime/chinese-man-executed-for-kindergarten-knife-attack-idUSKCN1P10KG, Jan. 7, 2019. BBC News, Cai Dongjia: China's 'godfather of crystal meth' executed, https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-46904901, Jan. 17, 2019. Channel NewsAsia, China executes man who killed 15 people in car attack, https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/china-executes-man-who-killed-15-people-in-car-attack-11178988, Jan. 29, 2019.
[2] Amnesty Intl., Death Sentences and Executions in 2017, p. 20, ACT 50/7955/2018, Apr. 12, 2018.

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Comoros

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0. [1]

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Cuba

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0. [1]

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Democratic Republic of the Congo

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0. [1]

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Dominica

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0. [1]

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Egypt

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Annual Number of Reported Executions

Executions in 2019 to date (last updated on February 19, 2019)

6. [1]

References

[1] Amnesty Intl., Egypt: 'Alarming escalation' in executions as six people killed in just two weeks, https://www.amnesty.org.uk/press-releases/egypt-alarming-escalation-executions-six-people-killed-just-two-weeks, Feb. 13, 2019.

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Equatorial Guinea

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0. [1]

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Eritrea

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0. [1]

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Ethiopia

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0. [1]

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Gambia

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0. [1]

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Ghana

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0. [1]

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Grenada

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0. [1]

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Guyana

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0. [1]

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India

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0. [1]

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Indonesia

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0. [1]

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Iran

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Given the secrecy surrounding executions, exact numbers are difficult to obtain and different figures are provided by various organizations.

The Iran Human Rights Monitor reports that at least 21 people, including a woman, have been executed in 2019. [1]

According to Iran Human Rights, at least 31 executions have been carried out in 2019. [2]

The actual number of executions is likely to be higher, given the government’s underreporting of executions and the holding of secret executions.

References

[1] Iran Human Rights Monitor, Executions in 2019, https://iran-hrm.com/, last accessed Feb. 18, 2019. Iran Human Rights Monitor, Monthly Report, January 2019, https://iran-hrm.com/index.php/2019/02/04/iran-human-rights-monitor-monthly-report-january-2019/, Feb. 4, 2019.
[2] Iran Human Rights, News and Articles: Executions, https://www.iranhr.net/en/articles/#/20/all/1, last accessed Feb. 18, 2019.

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Iraq

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0. [1]

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Jamaica

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0. [1]

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Japan

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0. [1]

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Jordan

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0. [1]

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Kenya

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0. [1]

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Kuwait

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0. [1]

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Laos

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0. [1]

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Lebanon

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0. [1]

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Lesotho

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0. [1]

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Liberia

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0. [1]

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Libya

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0. [1]

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Malawi

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0. [1]

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Malaysia

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0. [1]

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Maldives

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0. [1]

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Mali

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0. [1]

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Mauritania

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0. [1]

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Morocco

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0. [1]

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Myanmar

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0. [1]

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Niger

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0. [1]

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Nigeria

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0. [1]

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North Korea

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At least 1. [1] In January 2019, a man was executed by firing squad at the Hoeryong Jongori correctional labor camp in front of other inmates. [2] The man allegedly killed a prison guard, and his execution took place only four days after an investigation had begun, contravening the North Korean criminal code’s requirement of several layers of investigation, indictment, and trial in such cases. [3]

Because of the secrecy surrounding capital punishment, we are not able to offer a reliable estimate. This is the number of executions reported in the media (which often obtain their information from South Korean sources), but media reports are not always accurate.

References

[1] Shubhra Shalini, North Korean Inmate Executed By Firing Squad For Killing Prison Guard, International Business Times, https://www.ibtimes.com/north-korean-inmate-executed-firing-squad-killing-prison-guard-2753387, Jan. 17, 2019.
[2] Shubhra Shalini, North Korean Inmate Executed By Firing Squad For Killing Prison Guard, International Business Times, https://www.ibtimes.com/north-korean-inmate-executed-firing-squad-killing-prison-guard-2753387, Jan. 17, 2019.
[3] Shubhra Shalini, North Korean Inmate Executed By Firing Squad For Killing Prison Guard, International Business Times, https://www.ibtimes.com/north-korean-inmate-executed-firing-squad-killing-prison-guard-2753387, Jan. 17, 2019.

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Oman

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0. [1]

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Pakistan

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The government does not typically provide official figures. According to figures gathered by the organization Justice Project Pakistan, using a three-step process to verify the accuracy of its execution count, there has been one execution in 2019. [1]

References

[1] Justice Project Pakistan, Email to DPW, Feb. 13, 2019.

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Palestinian Authority

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0. [1]

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Papua New Guinea

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0. [1]

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Qatar

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0. [1]

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Russian Federation

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0. [1]

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Saint Kitts and Nevis

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0. [1]

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Saint Lucia

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0. [1]

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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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0. [1]

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Saudi Arabia

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At least 23.

In late January, AFP reported government sources as stating that 20 people were executed since the start of 2019. [1] This number includes at least one female foreign national. [2] Further media reports in February bring the estimate of executions in 2019 to 23. [3]

References

[1] AFP, Saudi Arabia executes four Yemenis for guard's murder, Daily Nation, https://www.nation.co.ke/news/world/Canada-sacks-China-envoy-amid-Huawei-row/1068-4953906-tmam9oz/index.html, Jan. 27, 2019.
[2] Al Jazeera, Filipina domestic worker executed in Saudi Arabia, https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/01/filipina-domestic-worker-executed-saudi-arabia-190131063017217.html, Jan. 31, 2019.
[3] Saudi Gazette, Young woman’s killer executed in Jeddah, http://saudigazette.com.sa/article/558783, Feb. 9, 2019. Saudi Gazette, Stepmother who slit girl’s throat executed in Ahsa, http://saudigazette.com.sa/article/559016/SAUDI-ARABIA/Stepmother-who-slit-girls-throat-executed-in-Ahsa, Feb. 12, 2019. Khaleej Times, Murderer executed for shooting Saudi man multiple times, https://www.khaleejtimes.com/region/saudi-arabia/murderer-executed-for-shooting-saudi-man-multiple-times, Feb. 13, 2019.

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At least two people have been executed in Somalia. [1] Some of these executions were carried in public by the military, with indications that fair trial standards were not upheld. [2]

There have been no reports of executions in Somalia’s semi-autonomous region Puntland in 2019. [3]

(This is the number of executions reported in the media. Because of the secrecy surrounding capital punishment, we are not able to offer a reliable estimate.)

References

[1] Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban, Somalia military court executes two Al-Shabaab assassins, http://www.africanews.com/2019/01/07/somalia-military-court-executes-two-al-shabaab-assassins//, Jan. 7, 2019.
[2] Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban, Somalia military court executes two Al-Shabaab assassins, http://www.africanews.com/2019/01/07/somalia-military-court-executes-two-al-shabaab-assassins//, Jan. 7, 2019.
[3] DPW Executions and Death Sentences Monitor.

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0. [1] Due to the civil strife in Syria, we have very little information about executions in the country.

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2. [1] It is unclear to what extent any judicial process or determination preceded these public executions. (This is the number of executions reported in the media. Because of the secrecy surrounding capital punishment, we are not able to offer a reliable estimate.)

References

[1] Jack Phillips, Yemen Publicly Executes Two Men for Assaulting, Killing a Child, The Epoch Times, https://www.theepochtimes.com/yemen-publicly-executes-two-men-for-assaulting-killing-a-child_2794713.html, Feb. 8, 2019.

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