UA 90/93 - Japan: death penalty: Tachikawa Shujiro, Kawanaka Tetsuo, Kondo Seikichi

UA 90/93 - Japan: death penalty: Tachikawa Shujiro, Kawanaka Tetsuo, Kondo Seikichi

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Index Number: ASA 22/005/1993
Date Published: 28 March 1993
Categories: Asia And The Pacific, Japan

AI is concerned about the executions of the three men named above, believed to have taken place on 25 and 26 March in detention centres in Osaka and Sendai. They are the first executions to have been carried out in over three years. The three men had been convicted of murder. Kawanaka Tetsuo's lawyer is reported to have said that his client was suffering from a mental disorder. AI fears that further executions may be imminent.


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