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- Learn more about prison conditions in Japan
- Connect with organizations working to abolish the death penalty in the U.S.
- Share with others how Hakamada’s story reflects a systemic problem with Japan’s justice system. Here is an article summarizing his story
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Hakamada, the world’s longest-serving death row inmate, was convicted under this strict justice system in Japan. Read more about his story here: https://www.cnn.com/2020/12/23/asia/japan-hakamada-ruling-death-row-intl-hnk/index.html
[Alt Text: Streets of Japan at night with many colored signs and the words “Japan’s criminal justice system has a 99.9% conviction rate” on top.]