Reflections on the way to the gallowshttp://libcom.org/history/reflections-way-gallows
Date Written: 10/05/2017
Year Published: 2017
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX20912
A record from a short prison diary kept by Japanese anarchist and feminist Kanno Sugako prior to her execution in 1911 for her part in a plot to assassinate the Emperor.
Excerpt: In the women's prison in Tokyo. January 18, 1911. Cloudy. Needless to say, I was prepared for the death sentence. My only concern day and night was to see as many of my twenty-five fellow defendants saved as possible.