Request to Abolish the Death Penalty
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October 23, 2020
Japan Federation of Bar Associations
The Japan Federation of Bar Associations compiled the “Request to Abolish the Death Penalty” and submitted it to Ms. Yoko Kamikawa, Minister of Justice, on October 23, 2020.
Summary of Request
1. Enacting legislation to abolish the death penalty
2. Placing a moratorium on executions until the death penalty is abolished