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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Japan: 'Comfort women' mark the 900th anniversary of the ' ...
13 January 2010

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: ASA 22/001/2010. 13 January 2010. Japan: 'Comfort women ...

Public Statement       ASA 22/001/2010

Japan: Retrial highlights need for judicial reform
21 October 2009

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Date: 21 October 2009. AI Index: ASA 22/011/2009. Japan: Retrial highlights ...

Document       ASA 22/011/2009

Japan: Open letter to the prime minister of Japan
28 September 2009

Ref: ASA 22/013/2009 (Public). TG ASA 22/2009.007. HATOYAMA Yukio. Prime Minister. Cabinet Secretariat. Cabinet Public Relations Office. ...

Document       ASA 22/013/2009

Japan: Hanging by a thread: Mental health and the death ...
10 September 2009

The use of the death penalty is in decline globally. Japan is one of the few industrialized countries to continue to use it, hanging a small number of ...

Report       ASA 22/005/2009

Japan: Hanging by a thread: Mental health and the death ...
10 September 2009

Japan is one of only two industrialized countries that retains the death penalty and uses it. Its use is veiled in secrecy, with prisoners informed of their ...

Document       ASA 22/006/2009

Japan continues to execute mentally ill prisoners | Amnesty ...
10 September 2009

The government of Japan continues to execute prisoners who are mentally ill, according to a new Amnesty International report.

Report Abstract      

Amnesty International | Japan: Stop the execution of mentally ...
10 September 2009

The government of Japan's continued practice of executing prisoners with mental illness is inhuman and must come to an end, Amnesty International ...

Press Release      

Japan: Stop the execution of mentally ill prisoners [general ...
6 September 2009

Japan: Stop the execution of mentally ill prisoners [general postcard]

Document       ASA 22/007/2009

Japan: Stop the execution of mentally ill prisoners: Hakawada ...
6 September 2009

Japan: Stop the execution of mentally ill prisoners: Hakawada Iwao [postcard]

Document       ASA 22/008/2009

Japan: Stop the execution of mentally ill prisoners : Horie ...
6 September 2009

Japan: Stop the execution of mentally ill prisoners : Horie Morio [postcard]

Document       ASA 22/009/2009