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Japan hangs foreigner for first time in a decade

Japan is one of just two Group of Seven advanced nations to retain the death penalty - along with the United States - and an overwhelming majority of the public favours it.

Japan on Thursday hanged a Chinese man convicted of the murder of a family of four whose bodies were found handcuffed and weighted down with dumbbells in a bay, the justice minister announced.

  • SBS news

Masako Mori said she ordered the execution of Wei Wei “after careful consideration”, over …

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