Death penatly in the United Arab Emirates

The death penalty exists by law in the United Arab Emirates and is both sentenced and carried out.

Even if there have been no executions since 2015, the government has not yet decided to prohibit them legally. In 2016 no executions have been carried out in the United Arab Emirates. In the same year 26 death penalties were sentenced.

A total of at least 5 executed death sentences is estimated for the past 10 years. This places the United Arab Emirates worldwide on rank 34.

Death penatly by country

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Executions 2007 - 2016

Death sentences 2007 - 2016