• Kyodo


A man exonerated of a 1967 robbery-murder has started an Internet campaign calling on authorities to record the full interrogation process to prevent future wrongful convictions.

Shoji Sakurai, 66, who was acquitted in the so-called Fukawa Incident in Ibaraki Prefecture after a retrial, launched the initiative Monday via a petition website run by a U.S. company. The site can be accessed at change.org/stop-enzai.

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