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List of abolitionist and retentionist countries (1 January 2007)

, Index number: ACT 50/001/2007

One country, Philippines, abolished the death penalty for all crimes in 2006 and two countries removed provisions for the death penalty from their country's constitutions (Georgia and Moldova). Nearly 130 countries in the world have now abolished the death penalty in law or practice. This document includes a list of countries indicating whether or not their laws provide for the death penalty. For abolitionist countries, information is also given on the date of abolition and the date of the last execution carried out. It also includes a list of countries which have abolished the death penalty since 1976.

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