Revenge porn cases soar to record high

Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The number of consultations Japanese police received over “revenge porn” came to 1,243 in 2017, National Police Agency data showed Thursday. The total surpassed 1,000 for the third straight year and hit a new … Continue reading

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Top Latest Japan World Business Sports Entertainment Opinion Lifestyle Features Photos Videos Stalking, revenge pornography reports on rise in Japan

March 15, 2018 (Mainichi Japan)  TOKYO (Kyodo) — Japan continued to see more reported cases of stalking and revenge pornography in 2017, with a revised law expanding the definition of offenses and the increased willingness of victims to come forward leading … Continue reading

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Three men arrested for allegedly forcing woman into performing in adult video

January 19, 2018 (Mainichi Japan) Three men including an adult video (AV) production company president have been arrested on suspicion of forcing an inexperienced woman in her 20s to perform indecent acts on camera for commercial purposes, the Metropolitan Police … Continue reading

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Adult video firm head released after allegedly forcing woman to perform in film

January 24, 2018 (Mainichi Japan) Japanese version The president of an adult video production firm who was arrested on Jan. 17 for allegedly forcing a woman to perform in a film has been released, a source close to the investigation … Continue reading

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Metro Tokyo gov’t to penalize solicitation of selfies from children under 18

December 16, 2017 (Mainichi Japan) The Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly voted unanimously on Dec. 15 to revise an ordinance to penalize the act of asking children younger than 18 to send “selfie” images. The purpose of the revision, which will come into … Continue reading

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Osaka Pref. man arrested for allegedly raping girl, 12, he met on messaging app

December 6, 2017 (Mainichi Japan) OSAKA — A 35-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of raping a first-year junior high school student here by the Shijonawate Police Station on Dec. 5, it has been learned. Suspect Kazuki Irie was arrested on … 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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