Monthly Archives: June 2014

Tokyo finally acts to curb child pornography

New laws will make it illegal in Japan to possess indecent images of children. But critics question the reasons behind the delay, saying the legislation is too little and comes much too late. When the first amendment to the law … Continue reading

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Diet enacts law to ban possession of child porn images

TOKYO (Kyodo) — Japan’s Diet on Wednesday enacted a law designed to ban the possession by individuals of photos and videos of child pornography amid a growing number of child porn-related incidents in the country. The House of Councillors passed … Continue reading

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Japan’s lower house passes bill to ban possession of child porn images

TOKYO (Kyodo) — The House of Representatives approved Thursday a bill designed to ban the possession by individuals of photos and videos of child porn. The bill, which would amend the law for punishing acts related to child prostitution and … Continue reading

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Smartphones play growing role in sex offences against minors: NPA

A total of 467 minors were sexually victimized by people they met on social networking services accessed on smartphones from July to December 2013, according to a National Police Agency (NPA) study. “We’d like parents and guardians to pay close … Continue reading

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