Capital punishment was abolished in Guinea. It was abolished under military law in 2017. The civilian death penalty was abolished in 2016. Guinea last executed in 2001.[1][2] Prior to its abolition for ordinary crimes in 2016, Guinea was classified as Retentionist."[3]

Guinea is not a state party to the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Abolitionist and retentionist countries (as of July 2018)". Amnesty International. 23 October 2018. Retrieved 25 July 2022.
  2. ^ "Death Penalty". Amnesty International. Retrieved 25 July 2022.
  3. ^ "Death Penalty". Amnesty International. Retrieved 25 July 2022.
  4. ^ "12. Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty". United Nations Treaty Collection. Retrieved 25 July 2022.