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October 23 2014 | JAPAN

No Justice without life

Justice and Human Rights. The Rule of Law, Justice and Punishment, International Standards: The World and Japan in Dialogue

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Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

10:00 am – 12:30 am

House of Representatives

First Members' Office Bldg. 1F - Congress Hall

2-1-2 Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8981

Justice and Human Rights

The Rule of Law, Justice and Punishment, International Standards:

The World and Japan in Dialogue

Tentative Program

Opening Greetings

Alberto Quattrucci
Secretary General of Peoples and Religions, Community of Sant’Egidio

Jonathan Hatwell CV
Deputy Head of Delegation – EU Delegation to Japan

Lorenzo Morini
Minister Counselor of the Embassy of Italy

Introductory Lectures

Mario Marazziti
Chairman of the Permanent Commission for Human Rights
to the Italian House of Representatives

Shizuka Kamei

Chairman of the Parliamentary League for the Abolition of Death Penalty
to the Japanese House of Representatives



Mizuho Fukushima
Member of the House of Councilors of Japan

Isamu Ueda
Member of the House of Representatives of Japan

Nobuto Hosaka
Mayor of Setagawa

Yuji Ogawara
Secretary General of JFBA's Committee on Abolition of the Death Penalty

Naoko Shimaya
Lawyer of Forum ‘90, to obtain the ratification
of the Second Optional Protocol to the ICCPR by the Japanese Government

Andrea Ortolani
Secretary General of AIGDC Italian-Japanese Association for Comparative Law

Hideki Wakabayashi
Secretary General of Amnesty International Japan

Martin Koelling
East Asian correspondent of Handelsblatt, Germany

Pio d’Emilia (TBC)
journalist and writer, correspondent of Sky Tg24, Italy


Mitsuhide Yashiro
Lawyer of the Fukuoka case

Iwao Hakamada
innocent, world’s longest-held
death row inmate - 46 years - freed on March 27th, 2014

Hideko Hakamada
Hakamada case

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