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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Yahoo Japan sets out procedure for search result removal

The Japan Times MAR 31, 2015 Yahoo Japan Corp. has announced the conditions for when it will erase Internet search results containing sensitive information that individuals want removed. Search results obtained by typing in people’s names that show details about … Continue reading

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Ministry to fight child sex images with Google

The Local Europe GmbH Published: 18 Nov 2014 10:50 The Ministry for Families has announced that it will support the “No Grey Areas Online” initiative to fight child pornography distributors, it was reported on Tuesday. Minister Manuela Schwesig took over … Continue reading

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Child Poverty SOS / Family abandonment prompts girl’s descent into enjo kosai

2:00 am, February 20, 2015 The Yomiuri Shimbun “Don’t come back home anymore.” The mother’s shoulders shook as she said these words to her 17-year-old daughter. It was a rainy evening in the summer of 2011. “I don’t want to … Continue reading

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Why hasn’t Japan banned child-pornography comics?

By James Fletcher BBC News, Tokyo Japan’s comics and cartoons – known as manga and anime – are a huge cultural industry and famous around the world. But some are shocking, featuring children in sexually explicit scenarios. Why has Japan … Continue reading

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Child sex abuse cases linked to messaging apps on the rise

TOKYO (Kyodo) — Sexual predators have increasingly been using popular smartphone messaging apps such as Line and KakaoTalk to contact children by exchanging IDs, with 262 minors victimized in such cases in the first half of this year, more than … Continue reading

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220 minors caught on cybersoliciting

4:42 am, August 22, 2014 The Yomiuri Shimbun The National Police Agency reported Thursday that police gave correctional guidance nationwide to a total of 220 minors younger than 18 who tried to provide sex for money or sell their used … Continue reading

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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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