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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

Amnesty International | Hangings in Japan significant step ...
29 March 2012

Japan's decision to hang three prisoners after nearly two years without executions is a retrograde step, Amnesty International said.

Press Release      

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.

Story      

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

Developments point to possible retrial for death row inmate in ...
9 March 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT AI index: ASA 22/003/2012 9 March 2012 Developments point to possible retrial for death ...

Public Statement       ASA 22/003/2012

Japan must provide justice for the survivors of Japan's military ...
8 March 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI index: ASA 22/002/2012. 8 March 2012. Japan must provide justice ...

Public Statement       ASA 22/002/2012

Japan: Further information: New minister says executions ...
18 January 2012

OGAWA Toshio, who was appointed Minister of Justice on 13 January 2012, has said that he intends to resume executions. Last year Japan did not carry ...

Urgent Action       ASA 22/001/2012

Wire, January/February 2012. Vol. 42, issue 01
1 January 2012

1) The Agenda 2) Up Front: Life after eviction: The young women of Njemanze 3) Death from the skies 4) A migrant's journey 5) Stand up for the rights ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/001/2012

Japan: Secretary General of Amnesty International pledges on ...
14 December 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 14 December 2011. Index: ASA 22/005/2011. Secretary General of ...

Public Statement       ASA 22/005/2011