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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

Japan: The death penalty: a cruel, inhuman and arbitrary ...
3 May 1995

Nine people have been executed in Japan in the past two years. Almost 60 others, including three women, await execution in conditions of detention ...

Report       ASA 22/003/1995

Japan: medical action: death penalty
3 May 1995

Nine prisoners have been executed in Japan over the past two years, with the condemned only informed a few hours before their execution, and their ...

Action Document       ASA 22/005/1995

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