Year2015
Contributor(s)The Voice of the Forgotten

Special populations

Number and percentage of female prisoners

3.5 % (118)
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2015
/ ICPR

Incarcerated minors

2.9 % (98)
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2014
/ ICPR
66.7 % (2,250)
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2015
/ ICPR

Death penalty is abolished

Yes

since 2010

Gabon’s last execution was in 1985 and the last death sentence handed down in 1988. The death penalty was legally abolished February 15th, 2010. The death penalty was replaced by life imprisonment with possible conditional release after 30 years in prison.