Japan, where more than 100 inmates await execution, is one of the few developed nations that still have the death penalty. Photo: Shutterstock
Japan, where more than 100 inmates await execution, is one of the few developed nations that still have the death penalty. Photo: Shutterstock
Japan

Japan carries out first executions under PM Fumio Kishida

  • The country executed three prisoners on death row, the first since December 2019
  • Public support for capital punishment remains high in Japan despite international criticism

Topic |   Japan
Japan, where more than 100 inmates await execution, is one of the few developed nations that still have the death penalty. Photo: Shutterstock
Japan, where more than 100 inmates await execution, is one of the few developed nations that still have the death penalty. Photo: Shutterstock
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