6 Keio Univ. students face prosecution over alleged sexual assault of female student

August 9, 2017 (Mainichi Japan) YOKOHAMA — Six Keio University students have been reported to prosecutors on suspicion of sexually assaulting a female student in Kanagawa Prefecture after forcing her to drink pints of tequila, investigative sources said. Kanagawa Prefectural … Continue reading

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Community figure who helped protect children accused of molesting girls in Osaka July 24, 2017 (Mainichi Japan)

OSAKA — The head of a council set up here to communicate with police on building a safe community was arrested on July 23 on suspicion of molesting two young girls, police said. Osaka Prefectural Police arrested Yoshihiro Uchiyama, 57, … Continue reading

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Revised law imposing tougher penalties on sex crimes takes effect July 13, 2017 (Mainichi Japan)

TOKYO (Kyodo) — A revision of Japan’s century-old criminal law came into force on Thursday, imposing tougher prison terms for sex offenders and bringing changes that allow the state to prosecute even if charges are not brought by a victim. … Continue reading

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Arrested teacher with previous offenses highlights hiring loophole for sex offenders

June 26, 2017 (Mainichi Japan) NAGOYA — After a teacher who had been previously punished for child pornography was arrested in Aichi Prefecture in May on suspicion of molesting two students, parents and experts are calling for stricter hiring policies. … Continue reading

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Japan enacts law to toughen penalties for sex offenses

June 16, 2017 (Mainichi Japan) TOKYO (Kyodo) — Japan’s parliament enacted Friday a law to impose longer prison sentences on rapists, while also covering male victims of sexual crimes. In the first major revision to the criminal law since its enactment … Continue reading

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Why are foreign women continuing to be forced into prostitution in Japan?

June 10, 2017 (Mainichi Japan) The building in the Ikaho hot spring area of Shibukawa, Gunma Prefecture, where a Cambodian woman was forced into prostitution. (Mainichi) The building in the Ikaho hot spring area of Shibukawa, Gunma Prefecture, where a … Continue reading

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Police survey on ‘compensated dating’ reveals girls often lured by money

February 28, 2017 (Mainichi Japan) A recent Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) survey on the so-called “JK businesses” — compensated dating services with teenage girls — has revealed that many of its respondents decided to take up this line of work to … Continue reading

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Dating businesses using schoolgirls to face tougher rules in Tokyo

February 16, 2017 (Mainichi Japan) TOKYO (Kyodo) — A new ordinance bill to impose strict restrictions on dating businesses using teenage schoolgirls was presented to the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly’s steering committee Wednesday, with the aim of protecting them from involvement in … Continue reading

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6 held for molesting at least 18 boys

7:43 pm, February 10, 2017 Jiji PressTOKYO (Jiji Press) — The Kanagawa prefectural police department and other police forces have arrested a group of six men for allegedly molesting boys and creating child pornography. A total of 168 boys aged … Continue reading

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Teacher accused of filming child pornography asked boys out for ‘steaks’

February 11, 2017 (Mainichi Japan) YOKOHAMA — One of six members of pedophile groups arrested on suspicion of molestation and other charges allegedly asked boy victims out by telling them, “Let’s eat a steak together,” before taking them to a condominium … Continue reading

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