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Japan: Death penalty / imminent execution

, Index number: ASA 22/010/2007

Three men (TAKEZAWA Hifumi, SEGAWA Kouzou and IWAMOTO Yoshio), who are on death row in Tokyo and Nagoya, are likely to face execution as early as 9 August. All were convicted of murder between 1990 and 1999. One of the three, Takezawa, has been diagnosed as suffering from mental illness.

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