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Request to Suspend Executions

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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.