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Press Release
September 27, 2012

Amnesty International condemns the new wave of executions in Japan, which increased after two death row inmates were hanged on Thursday.

News
September 27, 2012
Fears of a new wave of executions in Japan increased after two death row inmates were hanged on Thursday, one the first woman to be executed in more than 15 years.
Press Release
August 3, 2012

After carrying out no executions in 2011, Japan has put five people to death this year, including Junya Hattori and Kyozo Matumura.

News
March 29, 2012
Japan has hanged three men in the country's first executions in almost two years, joining the minority of countries worldwide that are still executing.

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