English teacher in Japan arrested over alleged filming in girls’ bathroom at middle school

July 10, 2021 The Mainichi TAKAMATSU — An Australian assistant language teacher (ALT) was arrested in west Japan on July 9 for allegedly secretly filming a female student in a bathroom at the junior high school where he works. Mick … Continue reading

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Ex-YouTube star arrested in Tokyo for allegedly forcing school girl to send obscene photos

March 18, 2021 Mainichi Japan TOKYO — Police arrested a former popular YouTuber on March 17 for allegedly forcing a high-school girl to send him obscene photos of herself. The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD)’s youth development division arrested Mahoto Watanabe, … Continue reading

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Reports to police of ‘revenge porn’ reached a new high in 2020

March 4, 2021 The Asahi Shimbun The number of reports of revenge porn made to police rose by 6.2 percent in 2020, the National Police Agency announced on March 4. Cases increased by 91 from the previous year to 1,570 … Continue reading

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Japanese tourist imprisoned in Australia over child porn possession

 KYODO NEWS – May 27, 2020 – 14:42 A 31-year-old Japanese man who attempted to import child abuse material into Australia in November has been sentenced to 16 months in prison, the country’s border protection agency said Wednesday. The man, who … Continue reading

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Teachers, doctors part of record 570 people referred to prosecutors over child-porn: NPA

December 12, 2018 (Mainichi Japan) TOKYO — Police sent documents to prosecutors here accusing 570 men of possessing child pornography, including 27 educators and 15 medical experts, according to National Police Agency (NPA) statistics. 【Related】Top court upholds ruling in favor of … Continue reading

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4 teens in Nagoya accused of spreading nude photos of female students online

October 16, 2018 (Mainichi Japan) NAGOYA — The Aichi Prefectural Police sent papers to prosecutors on Oct. 15 on four high school students on suspicion of asking female students to send nude selfies and videos and spreading the images online via … Continue reading

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‘Rurouni Kenshin’ author referred to prosecutors over child porn possession

November 22, 2017 (Mainichi Japan) TOKYO (Kyodo) — The author of the smash hit comic series “Rurouni Kenshin” was referred to prosecutors Tuesday for alleged possession of pornographic images of underage girls, investigative sources said. Nobuhiro Nishiwaki, who goes by the … Continue reading

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2 school heads face prosecution over teacher’s filming of student changing clothes

October 24, 2017 (Mainichi Japan) IRUMA, Saitama — Police on Oct. 23 sent papers to prosecutors on a principal and a vice principal who made a male teacher delete a movie which he had secretly filmed of a junior high school … Continue reading

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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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