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Public Statements and Opinion Papers


2018/12/10 Comment on the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
2018/10/05 Declaration Calling for the Introduction of a New System to Accept Foreign Workers and the Establishment of a New Society in which People from Various National Backgrounds can Live Together (Summary)
Resolution Calling for a Society in which Young People can See Hope for the Future (Summary)
Resolution Aiming at Preventing and Recovering Damage, and Supporting Victims of Organized Crimes Targeting the Socially Vulnerable, Notably Special Fraud (Summary)
2018/08/23 Guide on ESG-related Risk Management - for Coordinated Efforts and Dialogue among Companies, Investors, and Financial Institutions (Summary)
2018/07/26 Statement Strongly Protesting Today’s Executions and Calling for an Immediate Moratorium and the Abolition of the Death Penalty by 2020
2018/07/06 Statement Strongly Protesting Today’s Executions and Calling for an Immediate Moratorium and the Abolition of the Death Penalty by 2020
2018/06/15 Opinion Calling for the Formulation of a Basic Energy Plan Consistent with the Paris Agreement (Summary)
2018/06/13 Statement on the Enactment of the Act to Partially Amend the Civil Code to Lower the Age of Adulthood
2018/04/13 Opinion Calling for the Establishment by Law of the Right to Have Counsel Present in Interrogations (Summary)
2018/03/29 Request to Suspend Executions
2018/02/14 JFBA Opinion concerning the Japanese Government’s Comments on the Draft General Comment No.36 on Article 6 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
2017/12/21 Statement on the Performance of the Verification of the Identity of the client by Attorneys, etc.
2017/12/19 Statement Strongly Protesting Against an Execution and Calling for an Immediate Moratorium and the Abolition of the Death Penalty by 2020
2017/12/14 Statement on the Special Appeal by Prosecutors in the Matsubase Case
2017/12/13 Statement on the Temporary Injunction Ruling Regarding the Ikata Nuclear Power Plant by the Hiroshima High Court
2017/12/08 Comment on the JFBA’s Adoption of a New Special Measure to Promote Gender Equality (Women Quota System for Vice President Positions)
2017/11/29 Request to Achieve the Abolishment of the Death Penalty System Before the Next UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Due to be Held in Japan in 2020
2017/11/15 Statement regarding the UPR of Japan by the United Nations Human Rights Council
2017/10/06 Resolution Calling for Enhancing Guarantee of the Right to Privacy and the Right to Know, and the Promotion of Information Disclosure to Realize a Democratic Society that Secures Respect for the Individual (Summary)
Resolution Concerning Judicial Responsibility for the Hansen’s Disease Isolated Court (Summary)
Resolution Calling for the Conservation of Biodiversity and the Realization of Sustainable and Autonomous Local Communities (Summary)
Resolution Aiming at Securing Equal Access to Comprehensive Support for Crime Victims (Summary)
2017/08/24 Opinion Concerning the Mandatory Appointment of Outside Directors
2017/06/15 Statement on the Enactment of the Bill to Revise the Act on Punishment of Organized Crimes and Control of Crime Proceeds, including the Criminalization of Conspiracy
2017/05/26 Statement on the Enactment of the Act to Partially Revise the Civil Code and the Act Concerning the Arrangement of Related Acts
2017/03/15 Comment on the Ruling on GPS Investigation made by the Grand Bench of the Supreme Court
2017/02/17 Opinion Opposing the Introduction of the Provision Regarding National Emergencies into the Constitution of Japan
Opinion Opposing the Submission of the Bill to Criminalize Conspiracy to the Diet
Opinion Concerning the Review of the Act for Implementation of the Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction
2017/02/16 Opinion Calling for the Enhancement of the Functions of International Arbitration in Japan
Opinion Concerning the Improvement of the Legal System of Japan to Implement the Paris Agreement
2017/01/19 Opinion Concerning Police Investigation Using GPS-Tracking Devices for Searching Individuals' Locations