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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

Amnesty International | Japan: Secret execution as authorities ...
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: 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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