Japan: First woman executed in 15 years

Take action as fears of a new wave of executions in Japan increased after two death row inmates were hanged.

Sachiko Eto, 65, and Yukinori Matsuda, 39, were hanged this morning in Sendai and Fukuoka Detention Centres respectively. Eto was the first woman to be executed in Japan since 1997. Full story through link.

Devizes Group's an Individual at Risk is Hakamada Iwao who has been on Death Row in Japan since 1968.

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