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April 8, 2013
In its annual report today on executions and death sentences worldwide, Amnesty International found a handful of countries renewing executions after abandoning them for years – notably India, Japan, a...
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February 21, 2013
Japan hanged three death row inmates on Thursday, the first since the new government took office, raising fears that the pace of executions may increase under Prime Minister Abe.
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.

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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.

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