Japan defends capital punishment, hangs three death-row inmates

Dec 22, 2021, 12:40 PM(IST) WION Video Team

Japan hanged three death-row inmates on Tuesday, its first executions in two years, amid growing criticism by human rights groups of the country’s use of the death penalty. Executions are carried out in high secrecy in Japan, where prisoners are not informed of their fate until the morning they are hanged.

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