Japan (51)
Oct 25 2023 1:12pm
Japan: Court makes 'landmark decision' ruling surgery not required for legal gender change
In response to the Supreme Court of Japan’s ruling that a law requirin...
Mar 14 2023 8:11pm
Japan: Government attempting to increase detention of asylum-seekers in ‘prison-like’ conditions
Repressive new bill would allow indefinite detention for irregular mig...
Dec 21 2021 9:24am
Japan: three prisoners hanged in 'abhorrent' resumption of executions
First executions in country for two years Death row inmates typical...
Aug 24 2021 12:45pm
G7 Afghanistan meeting: Boris Johnson must 'lead by example' over humanitarian crisis
Ahead of an emergency G7 meeting on Afghanistan due to be held later t...
Mar 17 2021 4:58pm
Japan: Court ruling on same-sex marriage ban is 'groundbreaking'
First-ever ruling on marriage equality in Japan finds current ban unco...
Dec 26 2019 10:40am
Japan: Execution a shameful stain on human rights record of Olympic hosts
In response to the news that Wei Wei, a 40-year-old Chinese national, ...
Aug 2 2019 10:45am
Japan: Two hanged in 'deplorable' executions
Amnesty International has again called on Japan to abolish the death p...
Sep 24 2018 1:04pm
Heathfield Fair: Defying the Death Penalty in Japan
On Sunday 16th September, Amnesty Croydon once again held their spot a...
Jul 26 2018 5:56am
Japan: 'unprecedented execution spree' continues as six more Aum cult members hanged
Japan’s recent spate of executions will not make the country safer, sa...