Skip to comments.Japan hangs 3 inmates for "extremely ghastly" crimes in first executions since 2019
Posted on 12/21/2021 2:33:31 PM PST by BenLurkin
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. One of the three, Yasutaka Fujishiro, was convicted of killing seven people and setting fire to their house in 2004, while the other two, Tomoaki Takanezawa and Mitsunori Onogawa, were convicted in the 2003 killings of two pinball parlor employees.
Executions are carried out in high secrecy in Japan, where prisoners are not informed of their fate until the morning they are hanged.
Two death-row inmates recently filed a lawsuit against the government saying the system causes psychological distress and seeking compensation over mental suffering from living in uncertainty until the last day of their lives.
Most executions are also carried out long after sentencing.
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those names deserve the death penalty.
Japan in WW II is the definition of ghastly.
“Two death-row inmates recently filed a lawsuit against the government saying the system causes psychological distress and seeking compensation over mental suffering from living in uncertainty until the last day of their lives.”
Actually, doing this sounds like a great idea.
Talk aobut “living each day as though it is your last”!
Japan has few crime problems. Perhaps we should take notes.
“Two death-row inmates recently filed a lawsuit against the government saying the system causes psychological distress”
That’s debatable. Is it more psychological distress to know for days or weeks or months you will definitely be executed on x date, or to only know that the actual day of execution. I think which is worse is not objectively certain either way.
I get sick and tired of hearing about how a country is uncivilized because they get rid of the evil in their country.
Takin’ out the trash. We should be so bold.
Geee they hanged them. Didn’t have to toy with the right batch of chemicals to make sure their death was comfortable. How do you like that? I know I do. Firing squad works too. Or perhaps beheading.
Tomoaki Takanezawa.......convicted in the 2003 killings of two pinball parlor employees.
Yeah, but it only works if they actually do get arpund to executing people.
Is it deterrence or is it because they are not diverse?
He was know as the Wizard.
Featuring Joe Biden as Uncle Ernie.
It is not deterrence. Japan executes criminals lest they commit their crimes again. Their culture deters crime. Their justice system deals with those who do not adapt to the culture.
My point was they are not diverse in culture (or people for that matter).
I like that. Sort of like how their victims were treated.
***saying the system causes psychological distress***
Perhaps they should go to the Dean Martin method in ROUGH NIGHT IN JERICHO.
“Lock him up. We’ll hang him tomorrow right after the trial.”
To hear the MSM tell it, the United States is pretty much the only civilized country in the world that still imposes capital punishment on the poor, misunderstood, probably innocent death row downtrodden.
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