Death penatly in Taiwan

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

Even if there have been no executions since 2016, the government has not yet decided to prohibit them legally. In 2017 no executions have been carried out in Taiwan. In the same year 3 death penalties were sentenced.

A total of at least 33 executed death sentences is estimated for the past 10 years. With these amounts Taiwan takes place on rank 19 of the world.

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Executions 2007 - 2017




Death sentences 2007 - 2017