Japan: Death row inmate's retrial rejection is 'travesty of justice' - 17 October 2013Headline Title: Japan: Death row inmate's retrial rejection is 'travesty of justice' The Japanese Supreme Court's decision to deny a retrial to an 87-year old death row prisoner who was convicted of murder based on a forced confession is a "travesty of justice", Amnesty Internation Okunishi Masaru, who has spent more than 40 years facing execution and is one of the oldest death row prisoners in the world, has had his seventh request for a retrial turned down. Media Node: japan Twitter Tag: japan Story Location: United Kingdom 36° 8' 4.1064" N, 136° 36' 34.1892" E See map: Google Maps “Okunishi is not the only death row inmate convicted primarily on the basis of forced confessions. ” Source: Amnesty International's Catherine Baber
O Partido Liberal Democrata, comandado por Shinzo Abe, venceu as eleições parlamentares de 16 de dezembro.
Le Parti libéral-démocrate, dirigé par Shinzo Abe, a remporté les élections législatives du 16 décembre.