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Docs: Japan Forced Confessions Jan 2013

January 3rd, 2013

Episode 330 of 1340 episodes

In Japan the majority of crimes are solved by the use of confessions. But there’s growing concern that too many of these confessions are forced and unsound. Mariko Oi investigates. Nina Robinson producing.