Death penatly in Yemen

The death penalty exists by law in Yemen 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 Yemen. In the same year no death penalties have been sentenced.

A total of at least 232 executed death sentences is estimated for the past 10 years. With these amounts Yemen takes place on rank 8 of the world.

Death penatly by country

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Executions 2007 - 2016

Death sentences 2007 - 2016