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Japan: Prisoners on death row wait for secret, random ...
3 May 1995

News Service 76/95. EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE UNTIL 4 MAY 1995. AI INDEX ASA 22/06/95. JAPAN: PRISONERS ON ...

Press Release       ASA 22/006/1995

Further information on UA 380/94 (ASA 22/09/94) - Japan: two ...
2 December 1994

Ajima Yukio and Sasaki Dazumitsu were reportedly executed on 1 December 1994. In line with its usual policy, the Japanese Government has refused ...

Urgent Action       ASA 22/011/1994

Death Penalty News: December 1994
1 December 1994

1. Italy: Death penalty abolished for all crimes. 2. Turkey: A return to the old order? 3. Council of Europe: European body calls for anti-death penalty treaty ...

Newsletter       ACT 53/004/1994

Japan: Fear for the safety of 11 Burmese denied refugee ...
1 December 1994

On 17 November 11 applications for asylum were turned down by the Japanese Government on the sole grounds that they had been submitted too late ...

Report       ASA 22/012/1994

Japan: Urgent appeal following reported execution
1 December 1994

Ajima Yukio, aged 44, is reported to have been executed in Tokyo Detention Centre on 1 December 1994. His was the first execution of 1994. He had ...

Report       ASA 22/010/1994

UA 380/94 - Japan: fear of imminent execution: 58 prisoners ...
20 October 1994

There have been disturbing reports that Japanese government officials have started rehearsals for executions in some of the seven detention centres ...

Urgent Action       ASA 22/009/1994

Further information on UA 247/94 (ASA 22/03/94, 24 June) ...
4 July 1994

On 1 July 1994 the 61 Chinese nationals were transferred to a Maritime Safety Agency vessel and sent back to the People's Republic of China. There ...

Urgent Action       ASA 22/005/1994

Japan: An agenda for human rights: open letter to the Prime ...
30 June 1994

This is the text of a letter sent by AI to the recently appointed Prime Minister of Japan, Tomiichi Murayama on 8 July 1994. In its letter, AI details its main ...

Report       ASA 22/004/1994

UA 247/94 - Japan: health concern / degrading treatment / fear ...
23 June 1994

Sixty-one nationals of the People's Republic of China are being held in Japan in conditions which may constitute ill-treatment. On 22 May 1994 Japan's ...

Urgent Action       ASA 22/003/1994

Japan: Asylum-seekers still at risk (includes correction)
1 January 1994

This report updates AI's report of March 1993 on inadequate protection for refugees and asylum-seekers. It highlights cases since the March 1993 report ...

Report       ASA 22/001/1994