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Japan: Secret execution a stain on justice system | Amnesty ...
26 June 2014

The Japanese authorities' determination to continue with secret executions despite growing concern on the use of the death penalty in the country is ...

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Amnesty International | Japan: Secret execution a stain on ...
26 June 2014

The Japanese authorities' determination to continue with secret executions despite growing concern on the use of the death penalty in the country is ...

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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: Appeal adds to 'psychological torture' of freed death ...
31 March 2014

A decision by Japanese prosecutors to appeal against a court ruling to grant a retrial to Hakamada Iwao - who has spent over 45 years on death row ...

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Amnesty International | Japan: Appeal adds to 'psychological ...
31 March 2014

A decision by Japanese prosecutors to appeal against a court ruling to grant Hakamada Iwao a retrial will only add to the decades of psychological torture ...

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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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Amnesty International | Japan: NHK chief's sexual slavery ...
27 January 2014

The new head of Japan's national broadcaster NHK defence of the country's wartime military sexual slavery is deplorable, said Amnesty International ...

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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

Japan: Death row inmate's retrial rejection is 'travesty of justice ...
17 October 2013

Okunishi Masaru, who has spent more than 40 years facing execution and is one of the oldest death row prisoners in the world, has had his seventh ...

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