Which countries still practice death penalty? See the full capital punishment map!

Posted November 22, 2020 / Politics
Which countries still practice death penalty? See the full capital punishment map!

Capital punishment is banned in many countries for a long time. As of 2020, 35 countries, including the US, retain the usage of capital punishment for a limited number of crimes.

Which countries still practice death penalty?

Death penalty remains the most controversial and debated type of punishment in the 21st century. China executes more people than all other countries combined. The number of executions in North Korea remains unclear.

Below is the full list of countries that retain the practical usage of capital punishment.

  1. USA
  2. India
  3. China
  4. Japan
  5. Iran
  6. Saudi Arabia
  7. Vietnam
  8. North Korea
  9. Iraq
  10. Egypt
  11. Pakistan
  12. Singapore
  13. Somalia
  14. South Sudan
  15. Belarus
  16. Yemen
  17. Afghanistan
  18. Botswana
  19. Sudan
  20. Taiwan
  21. Thailand
  22. North Korea
  23. Bahrain
  24. United Arab Emirates
  25. Malaysia
  26. Oman
  27. Qatar
  28. Kuwait
  29. Syria
  30. Lybia
  31. Indonesia
  32. Bangladesh
  33. Myanmar
  34. Equatorial Guinea
  35. Nigeria



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