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The execution of two men in Japan on 28 August is "dismal news" and part of a grim pattern of a return to the death penalty in Japan under Prime Minister Abe, says Amnesty International.
The Japanese authorities' continued practice of secret executions despite growing concerns on the country's use of the death penalty is a scar on the justice system, says Amnesty International.
A decision by a court in Japan to deny a retrial to an 87-year-old man on death row is a “travesty of justice”, says Amnesty International.
Two school pupils from Birmingham have made a hard-hitting new film about a prisoner in Japan who has been on death row for 45 years.
The execution of two death row inmates in Japan is part of a chilling escalation of death penalty use under the country'snewgovernment, Amnesty has said.
The threat of military escalation in Korea and Japan was one of many topics discussed by the Second Worldwide Anglican Peace Conference, held in Okinawa 16-22 April.
Church leaders across the world have expressed sadness over the death of the Rev Dr Toshitsugu Arai, a renowned Asian ecumenical Christian leader.
Japan's Noh theatre meets Protestant Reformation as a Japanese scholar develops a play featuring 16th-century German reformer Martin Luther.
A Japanese theologian whose grandfather survived Hiroshima says that nuclear disasters should remind people of responsibilities to future generations.
A nation paused in grief on 11 March 2012 as Japan marked the one-year anniversary of the magnitude-9.0 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident.