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Amnesty International

Amnesty International is a worldwide campaigning movement that works to promote all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards. Its mission is to undertake research and action focussed on preventing and ending grave abuses of the rights to physical and mental integrity, freedom of conscience and expression, and freedom from discrimination, within the context of its work to promote all human rights. Amnesty International has more than a million members and supporters in over 140 countries and territories. It is impartial and independent of any government, political persuasion or religious creed. It is financed largely by subscriptions and donations from its worldwide membership.  Website: www.amnesty.org
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Japan: Secret execution as authorities ignore calls for reform

29 August 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Japan executions show 'chilling' escalation in death penalty use

26 April 2013 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Japan hangs three in first executions under ‘merciless' Abe government

21 February 2013 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Two executed in Japan amid fears of new wave of hangings

27 September 2012 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Pressure mounts as time is running out for justice for 'Comfort Women'

14 August 2009 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

More executions in Japan as other countries reject the death penalty

31 July 2009 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Japan commits to ending impunity for enforced disappearances

28 July 2009 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Calls for Government of Japan to respond to resolutions calling for justice

13 December 2008 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Two men hanged in Japan

29 October 2008 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Japan should adopt death penalty moratorium

15 September 2008 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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