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Sep 23, 2014

Hackers access Justice Ministry data on bullying

The Justice Ministry has revealed one of its computer networks was hacked and that some information may have been stolen. The ministry is assessing the extent of the damage, officials said Monday, adding that data on school bullying, abuse and other human rights violations ...

Sep 19, 2014

Child abuse and neglect killed 51 children in 2012

Fifty-one children and babies died as a result of physical abuse or neglect in Japan in fiscal 2012, the health ministry said Friday. Eleven were newborns abandoned to die within a day of their birth, the government data showed, and nearly half of the ...