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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Amnesty International | Japan: Death row inmate's retrial ...
17 October 2013

The Japanese Supreme Court's decision to deny a retrial to an 87-year old death row prisoner who was convicted of murder based on a forced confession ...

Press Release      

Children of parents sentenced to the death penalty or ...
21 August 2013

In applying the death penalty, states regularly violate the rights of children and other family members of persons sentenced to death or executed. In this ...

Document       IOR 41/013/2013

Japan: Justice for the survivors of Japan's military sexual ...
20 August 2013

1. Justice for the survivors of Japan's military sexual slavery system: Amnesty International written statement to the 24th ...

Report       ASA 22/010/2013

Japan: Take action for justice for the survivors of Japan's ...
14 August 2013

ASA 22/009/2013. TAKE ACTION FOR JUSTICE FOR THE SURVIVORS OF JAPAN'S MILITARY SEXUAL SLAVERY SYSTEM ...

Document       ASA 22/009/2013

Japan: Open letter: Japan's commitment to preventing sexual ...
9 August 2013

Amnesty International and the Korean Council for Women Drafted into Military Sexual Slavery by Japan (Korean Council) are writing to urge you and ...

Open Letter       ASA 22/007/2013

Amnesty International | Japan: Executions show “chilling ...
26 April 2013

The execution of two death row inmates in Japan shows that a chilling escalation of death penalty use under the new Liberal Democratic government ...

Press Release      

Japan executions show 'chilling' escalation in death penalty ...
26 April 2013

The execution of two death row inmates in Japan shows a "chilling" escalation of death penalty use under the new Liberal Democratic government.

Story      

Japan: Briefing to the UN Committee against Torture
23 April 2013

Amnesty International is submitting this briefing to the Committee against Torture ahead of its examination of Japan's second periodic report on the ...

Report       ASA 22/006/2013

Growing support inside Japan for justice for the survivors of ...
29 March 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT 29 March 2013. AI Index: ASA 22/005/2013. Growing support inside ...

Public Statement       ASA 22/005/2013

Japan: Amnesty International welcomes Japan's acceptance ...
14 March 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: ASA 22/004/2013. 14 March 2013. Japan: Amnesty International ...

Public Statement       ASA 22/004/2013