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October 20 2014

No Justice without life

Tokyo: 25 october Capital Punishment and Value of Human Life. The Death Penalty from Different Perspectives

Several representatives of Japanese religions participate in the debate

 
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NO JUSTICE WITHOUT LIFE

Capital Punishment and Value of Human Life. Perception of the Death Penalty from Different Perspectives


It is a conference that aims to gather different points of view on the issue of capital punishment in Japan. Several representatives of Japanese religions participate in the debate; will be present Ngos and grassroots groups working on the ground and in the prisons of the country, with death row inmates and prisoners in general; also lawyers and people involved in the process in court will participate in the initiative.


promoted by
Community of Sant’Egidio     -    European Commission
Tokyo, October 25th, 2014

13:30 – 16:30
YMCA Asia Youth Center
2-5-5 Sarugaky-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0064


PROGRAMME

Executive Committee:
Interreligious Network against Death Penalty, Community of Sant'Egidio Japan

1) Greetings and Introduction

Alberto Quattrucci
Secretary General of Peoples and Religions, Community of Sant’Egidio
Keynote Address
Mario Marazziti
Chairman of the Permanent Commission for Human Rightsto the Italian House of Representatives


2) Prisoners’ Condition in Japan
Conductor
Sachie Momma

Witnesses
Iwao Hakamada
nnocent, world’s longest-held death row inmate - 46 years - freed on March 27th, 2014
Hideko Hakamada
Hakamada case
Yasuyuki Tokuda
Lawyer of the Iizuka case
Giuliano Delpero
Muginokai Association for Social Reintegration of the Prisoners, "letter of Reo Ito from death row"

3) Value of Human Life
Conductor
Keii Amemori
Interreligious Network against Death Penalty
Panelists
Junkai Matsuoka
Tendai Buddhist Denomination

Keii Amemori
Shinshu-Otani Buddhist Denomination

Goro Matsuura
Catholic Church

Koichi Kimura
Japan Baptist Convention

Katsuya Kimura
Oomoto Denomination

* An exhibition on the Fukuoka case will be placed in the room
You can register your presence by writing to the following email address : [email protected]
http://santegidio.jp/images/freccia3.gifREGISTRATION FORM Meeting October 25th, 2014

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