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Japan: Debating abolition of the death penalty
31 March 1992

This document gives information about the death penalty in Japan and about the debate surrounding its abolition. Arguments from both abolitionsists ...

Report       ASA 22/004/1992

Japan: The case against capital punishment
31 March 1992

This document consists of the text of a paper given by Dr Shigemitsu Dando at the Forum '90 for the Ratification of the Convention on the Abolition of ...

Report       ASA 22/005/1992

Death Penalty News June 1991
31 May 1991

1. Turkey: All death sentences commuted. 2. Death penalty protocol comes into force in July. 3. China: Dramatic increase in executions. 4. Iran: Mass ...

Newsletter       ACT 53/003/1991

Death Penalty News February 1991
1 February 1991

1. 1990 a record-breaking year for abolition. 2. Abolition in Hungary - Constitutional Court ruling. 3. Japan: Forum discusses abolition. 4. Messages ...

Newsletter       ACT 53/001/1991

AI News Release: Amnesty International calls for end to ...
24 January 1991

AI Index: ASA 22/03/91. Distr: SC/PO. 1501 hrs gmt Thursday 24 January 1991. £JAPAN: @AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL ...

Press Release       ASA 22/003/1991