ST is a member of Amnesty International. Now back in the U.K., she spent several years in Japan, and was horrified to read in a recent issue of Amnesty Magazine (issue 61, May/June 2010) that a Japanese man is believed to be the world’s longest-serving death row inmate.

“I love Japan, but imagine waking every morning not knowing if this is the day you will be executed. No wonder his psychological state is described as ‘fragile.’ “

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