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October 27 2013 | JAPAN

Tokyo, October 29, 2013 - Europe against the Death Penalty - NO JUSTICE WITHOUT LIFE

 
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 COMMUNITY OF SANT’EGIDIO                                                                         EUROPEAN COMMISSION

 

NO JUSTICE WITHOUT LIFE

Europe against the Death Penalty – Join the discussion

Tokyo, October 29th, 2013

Italian Institute of Culture

3:30 pm - 7:30 pm

 

Welcome Address

Giorgio AMITRANO
Director of the Italian Institute of Culture

PART I

The Value of Human Life in Contemporary Societies

Introduction and moderation

Alberto  QUATTRUCCI
Secretary General of Peoples and Religions, Community of Sant’Egidio

Contributions

Domenico GIORGI
Ambassador of Italy to Japan

Hans Dietmar SCHWEISGUT
Ambassador of the European Union to Japan

Mario MARAZZITI
Chairman of the Committee for Human Rights to the Italian House of Representatives

Images from the film “The Boxer, the Hakamada case”

PART  II

Let us Work to Build a More Just World where all can Live Together

Introduction and moderation

Muneto NIKAI 
Journalist

Contributions

Ryuji FURUKAWA
Schweitzer Temple, Fukuoka

Hideko HAKAMADA 
Sister of Iwao Hakamada

Hideyo OGAWA
Lawyer of the Hakamada case

Tetsuya TAKAHASHI
Philosopher

Hideki WAKABAYASHI
Amnesty International Japan

HiroyukiKoinuma and Yumiko Kaneko flute musicians

 

PART  III

There is No Justice without Life, in Japan and around the World

Introduction and moderation

Pio D’EMILIA
East Asia Correspondent, Sky TG24

Contributions

Kanako IDA
Editorialist, Asahi Shinbun

Mario MARAZZITI
Chairman of the Committee for Human Rights to the Italian Chamber of Deputies

Hironori MIYAMOTO
Kanto Gakuin University

HirotsuguTERASAKI
Vice-President of Soka Gakkai International

Mitsuhide YAHIRO
Lawyer

 

“The Death Penalty in Japan and the USA”
     
and
 “Japan, are we really in favor of the Death Penalty?”

Presentations of

Isshin TESHIMA andMihoko TAKEUCHI
Waseda University

HiroyukiKoinuma and Yumiko Kaneko flute musicians

           

17:30 - 19:30

            Screening of the film "Koshikei" by Nagisa Oshima (Cannes 1968)

 

Italian Institute of Culture of Tokyo
2-1-30 Kudan Minami, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0074
Tel 03-3264-6011  Fax 03-3262-0853  e-mail [email protected]

Subway Station: Kudanshita (TozaiLine - light blue)

 

www.santegidio.org

http://blog.goo.ne.jp/c-santegidio-japan-n2013

For the accreditation of journalists and televisions:

Muneto Nikai –[email protected]

Pleaseconfirm your participation

(together with the number of persons with you) to:

[email protected]

Languages of the Conference: Japanese/English/Italian

 

 

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