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Japan: Nepali man risks death sentence after police ill ...
31 July 1997

Govinda Prasad Mainali, a Nepali immigrant worker in Japan, was beaten, interrogated for long periods and denied access to his lawyer after his arrest ...

Report       ASA 22/005/1997

Japan: Justice would not be served if rights of juveniles are ...
3 July 1997

News Service 118/97. AI INDEX: ASA 22/04/97. 4 JULY 1997. Japan: Justice would not be served if rights of juveniles are not protected. ...

Press Release       ASA 22/004/1997

Japan: Ill-treated Chinese activist may be prisoner of ...
3 July 1997

News Service 118/97. AI INDEX: ASA 22/03/97. 4 JULY 1997. Japan: Ill-treated Chinese activist may be prisoner of conscience. ...

Press Release       ASA 22/003/1997

Japan: The death penalty: summary of concerns
1 March 1997

Some 90 people are currently imprisoned under sentence of death in Japan, 53 of whom have had their sentences confirmed by the Supreme Court ...

Report       ASA 22/001/1997

Japan: Death penalty
20 December 1996

Hirata Mitsunari (59), Imai Yoshito (55), Noguchi Satoru (48): It has been reported on 20 December that these three prisoners have been executed in ...

Urgent Action       ASA 22/004/1996

Japan: Death penalty - fear of further executions
11 July 1996

Ishida Mikio, Sugimoto Yoshiaki, Yokoyama Kazumi: It was reported yesterday, 11 July, that three prisoners have been executed in secret in Japan. In ...

Urgent Action       ASA 22/002/1996

Death Penalty News March 1996
1 March 1996

1. Russia pledges moratorium on executions; 2. Belize: Legal rulings; 3. Moldovan Parliament votes for aboliton; 4. South Africa prepares constitution ...

Newsletter       ACT 53/001/1996

Japan: Three executions / fear of further executions
21 December 1995

Kimura Shuji (m) aged 44, Hirata Naoto (m), aged 63, Shinohara Tokujiro (m), aged 68, were executed in Japan on 21 December 1995, after spending ...

Urgent Action       ASA 22/010/1995

Psychiatry: A human rights perspective
30 June 1995

This paper analyses human rights violations within AI's mandate which are relevant to psychiatry. It presents arguments for increased interest in and ...

Report       ACT 75/003/1995

Japan: Further information on fear of imminent executions ...
29 May 1995

AI is disturbed by the execution of three people in Japan, including a 70-year-old man. They were executed at Osaka and Tokyo Detention Centres ...

Urgent Action       ASA 22/007/1995