Death penatly in Malaysia

The death penalty exists by law in Malaysia and is both sentenced and carried out.

Even if there have been no executions since 2017, the government has not yet decided to prohibit them legally. In 2018 no executions have been carried out in Malaysia. In the same year 190 death penalties were sentenced.

A total of at least 18 executed death sentences is estimated for the past 10 years. With these amounts Malaysia takes place on rank 26 of the world.

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Executions 2007 - 2018




Death sentences 2007 - 2018