Executions in 2018: min. 690 plus 'thousands' in China


Because capital punishment is an important and emotionally-charged subject for many people, it has taken a firm place in the media as well as in art and culture. On this site we shall introduce books, films, music and other projects which argue different perspectives on capital punishment and which, because of their variety, highlight different points of view and approaches for anybody wishing to become more familiar with this topic.

Death Penalty world-wide

There are still 58 countries and territories which keep capital punishment in their law and carried out executions in the past 10 years, among these countries are also the USA and Japan.

We want to give you a short overview over the death penalty world-wide here.