Request to Suspend Executions
Request (full text) (PDFファイル;76KB)
March 29, 2018
Japan Federation of Bar Associations
The Japan Federation of Bar Associations (JFBA) prepared its “Request to Suspend Executions” (the “Request”) and submitted it to Ms. Yoko Kamikawa, the Minister of Justice, on March 29, 2018.
Summary of the Request
The Japan Federation of Bar Associations (JFBA) urges the Japanese government to suspend executions of all death row inmates (whose death sentences are finalized), especially those who have filed a petition for a retrial and those who may be mentally incompetent to be executed.