Annual Reports

Death Penalty Report 2021/2022

To this day, the death penalty is a common practice in many Arab League countries. One of these countries, Egypt, effectively ranks third among the world’s top executioners. Other countries such as Saudi Arabia and Syria are also notorious for their excessive executions.

Ultimately, the death penalty is in essence a political tool to deter socio-political dissent and to maintain the status quo as evidenced by the discriminatory treatment of underprivileged and marginalized communities and the targeting of political and civil society activists.

Our death penalty report provides combined information on the death penalty in the Middle East and North Africa.

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