Japan: High risk of executions in Japan

Japan: High risk of executions in Japan

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Index Number: ASA 22/011/2012
Date Published: 17 July 2012
Categories: Japan

There is a high risk of imminent executions of death row inmates in Japan, after Taki Makoto, who was appointed Minister of Justice in Japan on 4 June, stated that he supports the death penalty. Estimates suggest that there are over 130 death row inmates; all of whom are at imminent risk of execution.


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