Death row inmates in Japan want to be told of their execution in advance, instead of on the day they are to be hanged, a lawmaker's survey said.
This photo, taken during a media tour conducted by Japan's Justice Ministry on August 27, 2010, shows an execution room at the Tokyo detention house. Death row inmates in Japan want to be told of their execution in advance, instead of on the day they are to be hanged, according to a lawmaker's survey.
A majority of those sentenced to die would also like the present method of administering punishment to be reviewed, with the largest bloc saying their preferred choice would be lethal injection.
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