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October 20 2015 | JAPAN

Oct. 22 2015 - Japan

Justice and Human Rights, for a World without the Death Penalty #NoJusticewithoutlife in Japan

Oct. 22 2015 - House of Representatives Tokyo

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On Oct. 22 2015 the Conference "Justice and Human Rights, for a World without the Death Penalty" will take place at the Japanese Parliament, within the events of "No Justice without life" run by the Community of Sant'Egidio.
The important panel, organised thanks to the contribution of the Italian Embassy in Japan and the Parliamentary League for the Abolition of the Death Penalty of the National Diet of Japan, will see participation of several distinguished guests such as:

Alberto Quattrucci (Secretary General of Peoples and Religions, Community of Sant'Egidio),

Fabien Fieschi (Head of Political Section - EU Delegation to Japan),

Lorenzo Morini (Charge d'affaires of the Embassy of Italy to Japan Introductory Lectures),

Shizuka Kamei (Chairman of the Parliamentary League for the Abolition of Death Penalty to the Japanese House of Representatives),

Mario Marazziti (Chairman of the Commission for Social Affairs to the Italian House of Representatives,

Manuel G. Co Ministry of Justice, Philippines (Guest of Honor)

and two men who have been on death row in Japan for several years and then found innocent and freed:

Iwao Hakamada and Hideko Hakamada.

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The state of Florida carried out the execution of Branch on Thursday evening at the Florida State Prison in Raiford

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Family members of murder victims, death row exonerees, death penalty attorneys, law professors, and religious leaders will join Floridians to celebrate hold vigil to end the death penalty in the State of Florida
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