Record number of child porn victims threatened, duped into sending selfies to strangers

September 22, 2017 (Mainichi Japan) A record number of victims in child pornography cases from the first half of 2017 were threatened or duped into taking pictures of themselves using smartphones and other devices and sending them over social media, … Continue reading

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Man arrested for allegedly making pornographic video of teenage daughter

July 28, 2017 (Mainichi Japan) A father in Hyogo Prefecture has been arrested for allegedly making a child pornography video featuring his eldest daughter when she was 13, together with three other suspects, the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) announced on … Continue reading

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Innocent victims / 18 years of sexual abuse by father; support group was a lifeline

7:48 pm, August 21, 2017 The Yomiuri Shimbun This is the sixth installment of a series. When it comes to child abuse, sexual abuse leaves serious psychological wounds, as the damage may not be externally apparent. Some victims suffer without … Continue reading

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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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