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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Amnesty International condemns executions in Japan
3 August 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI index: ASA 22/013/2012. 3 August 2012. Amnesty International condemns ...

Public Statement       ASA 22/013/2012

Japan: Mainali case must lead to reform of daiyo kangoku ...
31 July 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: ASA 22/012/2012 31 July 2012. Japan: Mainali case must ...

Public Statement       ASA 22/012/2012

Japan: High risk of executions in Japan
17 July 2012

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 ...

Urgent Action       ASA 22/011/2012

Japan: Open Letter: Reforming Japan's criminal justice system ...
26 June 2012

In this open letter Amnesty International welcomes the appointment of the Special Committee of the Legislative Council which is to prioritise aspects ...

Open Letter       ASA 22/010/2012

Report 2012: No longer business as usual for tyranny and ...
24 May 2012

Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.

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Japan: Human rights concerns in Japan: Submission to the ...
1 April 2012

In this submission, Amnesty International comments on the implementation of recommendations supported by Japan during its previous UPR in April ...

Report       ASA 22/007/2012

Japan: Executions Resume in Japan – ADPAN Appeals for an ...
29 March 2012

29 March 2012 ASA 22/005/2012 Executions Resume in Japan – ADPAN Appeals for an End to the Death Penalty On 29 March after nearly two ...

Public Statement       ASA 22/005/2012

Japan: Hangings in Japan significant step backwards
29 March 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL NEWS FLASH AI Index: ASA 22/006/2012. 29 March 2012. Hangings in Japan significant step backwards. ...

PressItem       ASA 22/006/2012

Japan: 40 years on death row | Amnesty International
27 March 2012

After four decades awaiting execution, a recent court development offers hope of retrial for death row prisoner Masaru Okunishi.

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Japan Open Letter: Japan's current proposal to establish a ...
16 March 2012

Ref: TG ASA 22/2012.001. ASA 22/004/2012. Ogawa Toshio. Minister of Justice. Ministry of Justice. 1-1-1 Kasumigaseki. Chiyoda-ku. Tokyo 100-8977 ...

Open Letter       ASA 22/004/2012