Death row is not knowing when
Inmates wake up every day wondering if it's their last.

How long must the guilty wait to hang?
For Japan's oldest death row inmate, execution has meant life in prison.

Treatment, immobility called human rights violations
Confined to tiny cells with little access to sunlight or exercise

Publisher records voices of death row inmates
Despite criticism, publisher moves forward.

Court asserts legality of death row inmates receiving cash, letters
Inmates win civil suit against the state.

Radio station to air '55 Osaka hanging
"No Shrieking."