NPA: Sex crimes against young kids via social media surge

March 15, The Asahi Shimbun The number of elementary school pupils falling victim to crimes through social media has jumped nearly fivefold in 10 years, police data showed. Last year, 1,665 children under 18 were targeted on social media for … Continue reading

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NPA to launch study on child selfie porn

8:36 pm, December 10, 2016 The Yomiuri Shimbun The National Police Agency intends to conduct research on 10,000 households with mainly junior and senior high school students as the selfies (see below) of people in this age group are being … Continue reading

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NGO calls for laws against forcing women to perform in porn videos

March 4, 2016 (Mainichi Japan) TOKYO (Kyodo) — Japan needs to impose tougher regulations to prevent young women from being forced to appear in pornographic videos after being solicited to become fashion models or TV personalities, a Tokyo-based human rights group … Continue reading

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Amazon’s Japan HQ ‘raided’ in child porn investigation

By Julian Ryall, Tokyo 10:08AM GMT 27 Jan 2015 Police in Tokyo have searched the head office of the Japanese arm of and a distribution centre on the outskirts of the city as part of an investigation into … Continue reading

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Amazon’s Japan unit raided over child porn image sales

NAGOYA (Kyodo) — Police have raided offices of the Japanese arm of U.S. online retail giant Inc. on suspicion of assisting the sale of child pornography, investigative sources said Saturday. The police on Friday searched the Tokyo headquarters of … Continue reading

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Somalia: Somali President Signs the Convention of the Right of the Child

20 January 2015, Mogadishu: Today, HE The President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, signed the Convention for the Rights of the Child. Attending the ceremony at Hamar Jab Jab School were Mr Nicholas Kay, Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for … Continue reading

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Crimes against vulnerable, cybercrime spark fear

Aucust 3,2013 Jiji Press Rising crime against children, women and the elderly, and the threat of cybercrime are behind the public’s declining sense of safety, the National Police Agency said in an annual report Friday. Although the total number of … Continue reading

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First arrest made over computer graphics child pornography

A man has been arrested for recreating banned child pornography photos with computer graphics (CG), the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) announced on July 11, in its first arrest for CG child pornography. Police arrested Akashi Takahashi, 52, of Gifu, on … Continue reading

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