Oct 7, 2015

Retrial system needs revamping

As illustrated by the case of Masaru Okunishi, who passed away after decades on death row without getting the new trial that he deserved, Japan's retrial system is seriously flawed and in need of reform.

Aug 11, 2015

Overseas A-bomb survivors likely to get Japanese medical aid

The Supreme Court is expected to uphold a lower court ruling that seeks to provide medical aid to overseas survivors of the 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. In June last year, the Osaka High Court found three survivors in South Korea eligible ...