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Forced Confessions in Japan

Mariko Oi investigates forced confessions of suspects in the Japanese criminal justice system. She asks if the use of prolonged questioning and other dubious tactics by police and prosecutors might be one reason for Japan's astonishingly high conviction rate.
Producer: Nina Robinson.

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28 minutes

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Mon 7 Jan 2013 20:30

Why do innocent people confess?

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