In the first six months of this year, Saudi Arabia
and Iran have carried out over 350 executions. The former has put 108 people to death while the latter is second only to China
when it comes to the death penalty. The infographic below provides an overview of the death penalty status and number of executions worldwide in 2015. Last year, the number of executions around the world hit its highest total since 2009. This infographic was recently featured in the indy100.