Reflections on the way to the 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.
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