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1st hearing for 1966 Japan murder retrial set for Oct 27

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The former professional boxer confessed to the killings during intense interrogation but pleaded not guilty at trial. His death sentence was finalized by the Supreme Court in 1980.

Confession based justice system in Japan is easily be challenged with existing science methods.

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This is 100% about the "pride" of the prosecutor's office! They are NEVER wrong, and will waste any amount of taxpayers money to prove it, even when they are wrong!

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YubaruToday 07:36 am JST

This is 100% about the "pride" of the prosecutor's office! They are NEVER wrong, and will waste any amount of taxpayers money to prove it, even when they are wrong!

If you disagree with the above statement please provide one, JUST ONE case where any prosecutor's office ANYWHERE in Japan HAS at any time accepted 1st: an initial innocence or not guilty judgment, 2nd: a retrial judgment, 3rd: any higher court ruling reversing a guilty verdict.

I am not stating my opinion on the matter, I'm just asking anyone who disagrees to prove the above statement incorrect.

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Attorneys are just what they are they will take a case knowing they will lose at the expense of their clients. Win or lose they get paid, those who write and protect the laws are the ones who can manipulate it!

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Man they need to leave this old man alone. They arrested him on circumstantial evidence and their own opinion like “it would take a kind of strong person to open this door… he’s a boxer so he’s stronger than an normal guy…” and known forced confessions etc.

They are desperate to prove something no one with a shred of sense could take seriously purely because it highlights the insanely skewed method of getting confessions. There is no winning in this case for the persecution, they look like snakes either way, especially 60 years later… what are they trying to do here

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