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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Growing support inside Japan for justice for the survivors of ...
29 March 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT 29 March 2013. AI Index: ASA 22/005/2013. Growing support inside ...

Public Statement       ASA 22/005/2013

Japan: Amnesty International welcomes Japan's acceptance ...
14 March 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: ASA 22/004/2013. 14 March 2013. Japan: Amnesty International ...

Public Statement       ASA 22/004/2013

Wire, March/April 2013. Vol. 43, issue 02
1 March 2013

1) The Agenda 2) Up front: Not forgotten: A return to South Sudan 3) Enough! Time for a strong Arms Trade Treaty 4) We're unlocking the truth about ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/002/2013

Amnesty International | Japan hangs three in first executions ...
21 February 2013

The execution of three death row inmates is an ominous and regressive move by Japan's new Liberal Democratic government, Amnesty International ...

Press Release      

Japan hangs three in first executions under 'merciless' Abe ...
21 February 2013

Japan hanged three death row inmates on Thursday, the first since the new government took office, raising fears that the pace of executions may increase ...

Story      

Wire, January/February 2013. Vol. 43, issue 01
1 January 2013

1) The Agenda 2) Up front: Kuwait at the crossroads 3) Wrongs and rights in 2012 4) One man in Guantánamo: 10 years of human wrongs 5) Egypt: These ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/001/2013

Japan: Open letter - Establishing a moratorium on executions ...
27 December 2012

Company Registration: 01606776 Registered in England and Wales. Dear Minister. OPEN LETTER: ESTABLISHING A MORATORIUM ...

Open Letter       ASA 22/019/2012

Japan: Model letter to Ministry of Foreign Affairs
25 November 2012

In this letter Amnesty International highlights recommendations made in Japan's recent consideration under the Universal Periodic Review on ensuring ...

Document       ASA 22/018/2012

Amnesty International | Japan: End abusive detention system ...
7 November 2012

The acquittal of a man who spent 15 years in prison for a murder he did not commit is a sharp reminder why Japan must reform its police detention system ...

Press Release      

Japan's candidacy for election to the UN Human Rights ...
19 October 2012

In this open letter, Amnesty International urges the government of Japan to further strengthen its election pledges by including the additional elements ...

Open Letter       ASA 22/017/2012