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UA 420/93 - Japan: executions / fear of further executions: Deguchi Hideo, Sakaguchi Toru, Kojima Tadao and an unidentified person

, Index number: ASA 22/014/1993

Four people, including a 70-year-old man, were executed in Japan on 26 November, bringing the total number of executions in 1993 to seven. This is the highest annual total since 1976.

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