The 2013 Annual Report on
Japan is now live »
Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.
In this submission, Amnesty International comments on the implementation of recommendations supported by Japan during its previous UPR in April 2008. At present ...
Report ASA 22/007/2012
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.
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL NEWS FLASH AI Index: ASA 22/006/2012. 29 March 2012. Hangings in Japan significant step backwards. Japan's decision ...
PressItem ASA 22/006/2012
29 March 2012 ASA 22/005/2012 Executions Resume in Japan – ADPAN Appeals for an End to the Death Penalty On 29 March after nearly two years with no executions ...
Public Statement ASA 22/005/2012
Japan's decision to hang three prisoners after nearly two years without executions is a retrograde step, Amnesty International said.
After four decades awaiting execution, a recent court development offers hope of retrial for death row prisoner Masaru Okunishi.
Ref: TG ASA 22/2012.001. ASA 22/004/2012. Ogawa Toshio. Minister of Justice. Ministry of Justice. 1-1-1 Kasumigaseki. Chiyoda-ku. Tokyo 100-8977. Japan. 16 March ...
Open Letter ASA 22/004/2012
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT AI index: ASA 22/003/2012 9 March 2012 Developments point to possible retrial for death row inmate in Japan Amnesty ...
Public Statement ASA 22/003/2012