Capital punishment is a legal penalty in Niger. Despite its legality, its last known execution was carried out in 1976. Niger is classified as "Abolitionist in Practice."[1] There were no new death sentences recorded in 2021. There were 4 people on death row in Niger at the end of 2021.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Abolitionist and retentionist countries (as of July 2018)". Amnesty International. 23 October 2018. Retrieved 25 July 2022.
  2. ^ "Death sentences and executions 2021". Amnesty International. 24 May 2022. Retrieved 25 July 2022.