‘Black Widow’ case shows Japan’s support for death penalty is alive and kicking

Japan’s Supreme Court has confirmed the death sentence for a 74-year-old woman found guilty of killing two lovers and a husband for their money, with Chisako Kakehi joining just over 100 other people on death row.No date has been set for Kakehi’s execution and she will only be informed that her sentence is being carried out on the morning of her execution.Only 54 countries retain the death penalty, although no executions were carried out in Japan in 2020 or so far in 2021. While the issue of…

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