Police to regulate ‘JK business’

8:31 pm, May 25, 2016 Jiji PressTOKYO (Jiji Press) — A panel of Tokyo’s Metropolitan Police Department came up with a report on Wednesday calling for legal regulations on the so-called JK business, in which high school girls offer such … Continue reading

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Calls to restrict ‘companionship’ businesses exploiting high school girls

May 25, 2016 (Mainichi Japan) Businesses that provide male customers with varying types of companionship with high school girls dressed in their uniforms should be barred from employing anyone under 18, a Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) expert committee recommended in a … Continue reading

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Police told of 1,143 ‘revenge porn’ cases

9:45 pm, March 17, 2016 Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The number of reports police received over “revenge porn” came to 1,143 in 2015, National Police Agency data showed Thursday. Of the victims, 90 percent were women and nearly … Continue reading

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U.N. rapporteur urges crackdown on impunity for child sex offenders

BY TOMOHIRO OSAKI STAFF WRITER The Japan Times  Japan must stamp out the impunity granted to people who sexually exploit children, including light sentences and the reluctance to prosecute, to overcome the nation’s “institutional” tolerance for such crimes, a U.N. expert … Continue reading

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Groups criticize Japan’s tolerance of child pornography, call for stricter laws

The Japan Times BY TOMOHIRO OSAKI STAFF WRITER Dismayed at what they call Japan’s entrenched tolerance of child pornography, organizations fighting the practice petitioned welfare minister Yasuhisa Shiozaki on Wednesday for legal revisions to crack down further on the sexual abuse … Continue reading

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Prosecutors mulling child porn charges against defendant in stalking-murder case

Prosecutors are looking into charges of child pornography law violations for Charles Thomas Ikenaga, accused of stalking and murdering his ex-girlfriend in October 2013, for circulating photos of the victim on the Internet, the Mainichi has learned. So-called “revenge porn” … Continue reading

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Japan starts to ban possession of child porn images

TOKYO (Kyodo) — Japan on Wednesday started to ban the possession by individuals of pornographic photos and videos of children amid growing international criticism that only Japan has overlooked such acts among the Group of Seven industrialized nations. After Japan’s Diet … Continue reading

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Ex-teacher arrested in Japan says he paid for sex with over 12,000 women

By Jethro Mullen and Yoko Wakatsuki, CNN Updated 1541 GMT (2241 HKT) April 10, 2015 Tokyo (CNN)A former school principal in Japan says he paid for sex with more than 12,000 women — some of them girls as young as … Continue reading

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Ex-school head in Yokohama arrested

11:20 pm, April 08, 2015 YOKOHAMA (Jiji Press) — A former head of a municipal junior high school in Yokohama was arrested on Wednesday for taking photos of his sexual acts with a teenage girl in Manila in or around … Continue reading

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Police flooded with queries over revenge porn

9:16 pm, April 02, 2015 The Yomiuri Shimbun Police received 110 consultations about “revenge porn” within only about one month of the enactment of the law against it late last year, it was learned Thursday. Seven cases believed to be … Continue reading

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