Prisoners typically spend many years in solitary confinement, and only learn of the timing of their execution, by hanging, hours before it takes place. File photo: Alamy Prisoners typically spend many years in solitary confinement, and only learn of the timing of their execution, by hanging, hours before it takes place. File photo: Alamy
Prisoners typically spend many years in solitary confinement, and only learn of the timing of their execution, by hanging, hours before it takes place. File photo: Alamy

Calls to abolish death penalty grow louder in Japan

Prisoners typically spend many years in solitary confinement, and only learn of the timing of their execution, by hanging, hours before it takes place

Prisoners typically spend many years in solitary confinement, and only learn of the timing of their execution, by hanging, hours before it takes place. File photo: Alamy Prisoners typically spend many years in solitary confinement, and only learn of the timing of their execution, by hanging, hours before it takes place. File photo: Alamy
Prisoners typically spend many years in solitary confinement, and only learn of the timing of their execution, by hanging, hours before it takes place. File photo: Alamy
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