The death penalty in Japan.A very short bibliography.

November 30, 2009

 

Suggestions welcomed

giusticlaudio@aliceposta.it

 

 

Amnesty International

ASA 22/005/2009 Japan: Hanging by a thread: Mental health and the death penalty in Japan

http://www.amnesty.org/en/news-and-updates/report/japan-continues-execute-mentally-ill-prisoners-20090910

 

ASA 22/006/2006 Japan: “Will This Day Be My Last?” The Death Penalty In Japan

http://web.amnesty.org/library/Index/ENGASA220062006?open&of=ENG-392
ACT 60/016/2005 Urgent Action in Focus: August 2005: Japan – a long way to go

http://www.amnesty.org/en/library/info/ACT60/016/2005

 

ASA 22/001/1997 Japan: The Death Penalty: Summary Of Concerns

http://web.amnesty.org/library/Index/engASA220011997

 

ASA 22/03/1995 Japan: The Death Penalty: A Cruel, Inhuman and Arbitrary Punishment

http://www.unhcr.org/refworld/type,COUNTRYREP,AMNESTY,JPN,3ae6a9dd4,0.html

 

AI Asia Pacific

http://asiapacific.amnesty.org/apro/aproweb.nsf/pages/index

 

 

 

Federation Internationale des Droit de l’Homme

FIDH 2008 Japon : La Loi du Silence

http://www.fidh.org/IMG/pdf/Japon505f_6.10.2008.pdf

Japan: The Law of Silence

http://www.fidh.org/IMG/pdf/japon505a2008.pdf

 

FIDH 2003 La Peine de Mort au Japon

http://www.fidh.org/IMG/pdf/jp359f.pdf

The Death Penalty in Japan

http://www.fidh.org/IMG/pdf/jp359a.pdf

Edition in Japanese language 

http://www.fidh.org/IMG/pdf/jp359j.pdf

 

 

 

Hidden death penalty in Japan

http://www.jca.apc.org/stop-shikei/epamph/dpinjapan_e.html

 

On Death Row in Japan By Charles Lane

http://www.hoover.org/publications/policyreview/2931521.html

 

Dead Men Walking: Japan’s Death Penalty

http://japanfocus.org/_David_McNeill___C_M__Mason-Dead_Men_Walking__Japan_s_Death_Penalty

 

Why Japan Still Has the Death Penalty, By Charles Lane, WaPo January 16, 2005

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A11306-2005Jan15.html

 

La peine de mort au Japon.  2° Congres Mondial contre la PdM,  Montréal 2004

http://www.abolition.fr/Upload/documents//karimraissi.pdf

 

David T. Johnson and Franklin E. Zimring

Death Penalty Lessons from Asia

http://www.japanfocus.org/-David_T_-Johnson/3228

 

David T. Johnson

Japan’s Secretive Death Penalty Policy.

http://www.hawaii.edu/aplpj/articles/APLPJ_07.2_johnson.pdf

 

 

 

Books of interest

 

David T. Johnson & Franklin E. Zimring

The Next Frontier: National Development, Political Change, and the Death Penalty in Asia

New York. Oxford UP. 2009

 

Hood Roger & Hoyle Caroline
The Death Penalty. A Worldwide Perspective. Fourth Edition, Revised and Expanded.

New York. Oxford UP. 2008

 

 

In Italian

Amnesty International e Forum 90

La pena di morte: una realtà nascosta

http://www.santegidio.org/pdm/news2004/japan_bm.htm

 

 

The Yomiuri Shimbun, in 2008 and 2009, published many articles in English about the death penalty

(UNMASKING CAPITAL PUNISHMENT), but they are un-catchable.

 

 

 

Dott. Claudio Giusti

Via Don Minzoni 40, 47100 Forlì, Italia
Tel.  39/0543/401562     39/340/4872522
e-mail  giusticlaudio@aliceposta.it

Member of the Scientific Committee of Osservatorio sulla Legalità e i Diritti, Claudio Giusti had the privilege and the honour to participate in the first congress of the Italian Section of Amnesty International: later he was one of the founders of the World Coalition Against The Death Penalty.

 

 

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