Films focus on dementia and find hope

| Nov 28, 2015

Films focus on dementia and find hope

Last week, a 47-year-old woman was arrested for killing her 81-year-old mother and “assisting” in the suicide of her 74-year-old father. The woman had been found on the banks of the Tone River in Saitama Prefecture, into which she and her parents had driven ...

Split clears a path for Constitution revisionists

| Nov 21, 2015

Split clears a path for Constitution revisionists

The National Society to Create a Constitution for a Beautiful Japan met at the Budokan on Nov. 10 to listen to speakers advocate for a new national charter. One was Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who addressed the rally via a prerecorded video. According to ...

TV Asahi gets 'The Scoop' on false convictions

| Nov 7, 2015

TV Asahi gets 'The Scoop' on false convictions

Last week the Tokyo Shimbun ran an article about Keiko Aoki and Tatsuhiro Boku, the couple convicted of murdering Aoki’s 11-year-old daughter in 1995 and sentenced to life in prison. The upcoming retrial, which will likely reverse the guilty verdict, may reveal that the ...