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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Japan: Lack of truth, justice and reparations tarnishes Japan's ...
25 November 2014

On the occasion of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Amnesty International once again calls on the Japanese government ...

Public Statement       ASA 22/005/2014

Death Penalty: Countries continue to execute people with ...
10 October 2014

Countries around the world continue to sentence to death or to execute people with mental and intellectual disabilities, in clear violation of international ...

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2014 World Day Against the Death Penalty: Protecting people ...
10 October 2014

This document provides an overview of the main issues relating to the use of the death penalty against people with mental or intellectual disabilities. ...

Document       ACT 51/005/2014

The UN Human Rights Council should support effective ...
9 September 2014

On 10 October 2014 Amnesty International, together with other members of the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty, will mark the 12th World Day ...

Document       IOR 41/028/2014

Wire, September/October 2014. Vol. 44, issue 005
1 September 2014

1) The Agenda 2) Up front: No more fear in Gambia 3) SOS Europe: Bulgaria: Stories of hope and longing 4) My Body My Rights: El Salvador: 'A witch ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/005/2014

Japan: Secret execution as authorities ignore calls for reform ...
29 August 2014

The execution of two men in Japan on Friday flies in the face of growing calls in the country to halt the use of capital punishment, said Amnesty International ...

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Japan: Amnesty International supports petition seeking justice ...
16 June 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index: ASA 22/003/2014. 16 June 2014. Japan: Amnesty International ...

Public Statement       ASA 22/003/2014

Japan: Submission to the United Nations Human Rights ...
1 June 2014

This submission provides an overview of the organization's main concerns about the Japanese government's compliance with its obligations under the ...

Report       ASA 22/002/2014

Japan: Retrial of longest-serving death row inmate must not ...
27 March 2014

The Japanese courts have at last seen sense and granted a retrial to a prisoner who has spent over four decades on death row. Hakamada Iwao, 78 ...

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Japan is undermining global efforts to prevent sexual violence ...
25 November 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 25 November 2013. AI Index: ASA 22/011/2013. Japan is undermining ...

Public Statement       ASA 22/011/2013