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Some 60 pieces of art by inmates on death row were displayed in a Diet members’ office building Tuesday with the aim of getting lawmakers and their aides to take a harder look at capital punishment.

The one-day exhibition, sponsored by groups opposed to the death penalty, marked the 20th anniversary of a U.N. pact aimed at abolishing capital punishment, organizers said.

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