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Daily Archives: 2010-08-28

Japanese officials reveal execution chambers

From New York Times: TOKYO — The Japanese government opened up its execution chambers to the public for the first time on Friday, taking journalists on a tour of Tokyo’s main gallows. The insides were stark: a trapdoor, a Buddha statue and a ring for the noose. The opening of the chambers was a bid by Japan’s justice minister, Keiko Chiba, …

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