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Defending Capital Punishment in Japan

Would you still be against it if someone you loved was killed by a psychotic murderer?

Human rights organization Amnesty International called for the death penalty to be abolished in Japan and criticized the Japanese Ministry of Justice for hanging three inmates. Beth at JapanCrush takes a look at reactions from netizens who are in favor of capital punishment in the country.


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