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Makino Tadashi was hanged on 29 January. He was one of four men put to death that day.
Urgent Action ASA 22/001/2009
The Government of Japan must accept historical responsibilityand apologise to the victims of Japan's military sexual slavery system.
The UN Human Rights Committee has called on the Government of the Japanto restore dignity to the survivors of Japan's military sexual slaverysystem.
Japan: Still Waiting for Justice!
Document ASA 22/011/2008
On 21 October 2008, four judges and prosecutors from Japan, Jordan, Nigeria and the USA, who have participated in death penalty cases, gave their personal accounts ...
Report ACT 50/018/2008
HAKAMADA IWAO - JAPÓN
Document ASA 22/007/2008
Hakamada Iwao is suffering from mental illness after spending over 28 years in solitary confinement and lives with the constant fear of execution. After an unfair ...
Death row prisoner Makino Tadashi has just had his latest appeal for clemency rejected on 30 September 2008, and is at imminent risk of execution. He was sentenced ...
Urgent Action ASA 22/010/2008