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Japan: Further Information on Fear of Imminent Executions ...
17 September 2002

Omori Katsuhisa has not been executed, as was feared. However, two people, Yoshiteru Hamada and Tatsuya Haruta, were executed on 18 September ...

Urgent Action       ASA 22/006/2002

Death Penalty News: September 2002
31 August 2002

1.) Abolition in Turkey, Yugoslavia and Cyprus; 2.) Philippines suspends executions; 3.) Moratorium in Guatemala; 4.) Barbados, Belize - moves to restrict ...

Newsletter       ACT 53/004/2002

Japan: Fear of Imminent Executions, Omori Katsuhisa
30 July 2002

Omori Katsuhisa, currently under sentence of death, may be executed on or around 2 August. As there is a trend of more than one execution taking place ...

Urgent Action       ASA 22/005/2002

Terror Trade Times: Issue no. 3
23 June 2002

1.) No arms for atrocities : G8's uncontrolled trade in arms and military aids undemines fundamental human rights and sustainable development; 2.) Failed ...

Report       ACT 31/001/2002

Peru/Japan: Alberto Fujimori must face justice for human ...
13 June 2002

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PRESS RELEASE. AI Index: AMR 46/010/2002 (Public). News Service No: 101. 14 June 2002. ...

Press Release       AMR 46/010/2002

Death Penalty News: June 2002
31 May 2002

1.) Coalition formed to fight death penalty; 2.) UN: "No death penalty for sexual relations"; 3.) AI delegation visits Jamaica, Trinidad; 4.) Japan: Council ...

Newsletter       ACT 53/003/2002

Japan: Not all foreigners are welcome
16 May 2002

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PRESS RELEASE. AI Index: ASA 22/003/2002 (Public). News Service No: 85. 17 May 2002. ...

Press Release       ASA 22/003/2002

Japan: Welcome to Japan?
16 May 2002

Each year thousands of foreign nationals entering Japan, many originating from developing countries, are singled out for interrogation, exclusion, detention ...

Report       ASA 22/002/2002

Japan: Fear of forcible return, At least 19 Afghan asylum ...
12 March 2002

The Japanese authorities are reportedly intending to forcibly return at least 19 asylum-seekers to Afghanistan, where they would be at risk of torture and ...

Urgent Action       ASA 22/001/2002

Peru/Japan: Alberto Fujimori ex-president of Peru must be ...
25 October 2001

Alberto Fujimori was president of the Republic of Peru between 1990 and 2000. During his two terms in office, grave human rights violations were ...

Report       AMR 46/017/2001