The 2013 Annual Report on
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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 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
The government of Japan continues to execute prisoners who are mentally ill, according to a new Amnesty International report.
The government of Japan's continued practice of executing prisoners with mental illness is inhuman and must come to an end, Amnesty International ...
Japan: Stop the execution of mentally ill prisoners [general postcard]
Document ASA 22/007/2009
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 Morio [postcard]
Document ASA 22/009/2009
Maeue Hiroshi and Yamaji Yukio were hanged on 28 July 2009. Three other men, Shinozawa Kazuo, Zoda Hiroshi and Ogata Hideki, remain in imminent ...
Urgent Action ASA 22/012/2009
1) For a path out of poverty, take the human rights route 2) LiveWire 3) Maternal mortality: A woman a minute 4) Corporations, human rights and poverty ...
Document NWS 21/003/2009
Amnesty International's Secretary General has called on the G-20grouping that brings together the world's leading economies to lead byexample and ...