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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Suggested recommendations to States considered in the 14th ...
1 September 2012

In this document Amnesty International makes recommendations to the governments of different states about ratification of international human rights ...

Document       IOR 41/019/2012

Japan: Still no justice for the survivors of Japan's military ...
15 August 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 15 August 2012. AI Index: ASA 22/014/2012. Still no justice for the survivors ...

Public Statement       ASA 22/014/2012

Amnesty International condemns executions in Japan
3 August 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI index: ASA 22/013/2012. 3 August 2012. Amnesty International condemns ...

Public Statement       ASA 22/013/2012

Amnesty International | Japan: Executions show absence of ...
3 August 2012

Following the executions of Junya Hattori and Kyozo Matumura in the Japanese cities of Tokyo and Osaka this morning, Roseann Rife, Head of Special ...

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Japan: Mainali case must lead to reform of daiyo kangoku ...
31 July 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: ASA 22/012/2012 31 July 2012. Japan: Mainali case must ...

Public Statement       ASA 22/012/2012

Japan: High risk of executions in Japan
17 July 2012

There is a high risk of imminent executions of death row inmates in Japan, after Taki Makoto, who was appointed Minister of Justice in Japan on 4 June ...

Urgent Action       ASA 22/011/2012

Japan: Open Letter: Reforming Japan's criminal justice system ...
26 June 2012

In this open letter Amnesty International welcomes the appointment of the Special Committee of the Legislative Council which is to prioritise aspects ...

Open Letter       ASA 22/010/2012

Report 2012: No longer business as usual for tyranny and ...
24 May 2012

Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.

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Japan: Human rights concerns in Japan: Submission to the ...
1 April 2012

In this submission, Amnesty International comments on the implementation of recommendations supported by Japan during its previous UPR in April ...

Report       ASA 22/007/2012

Japan executions a 'retrograde step' | Amnesty International
29 March 2012

Japan has hanged three men in the country's first executions in almost two years, joining the minority of countries worldwide that are still executing.

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