Oct 6, 2014

Curbing hate speech

Hate speech against Korean residents in Japan has become a big enough international issue for the United Nations to urge Tokyo to take steps to deal with the problem.

Feb 28, 2014

U.S. human rights report cites anti-Korean hate speech in Japan

The U.S. State Department took up hate speech against Korean residents in Japan in its annual human rights report released Thursday, apparently reflecting Washington’s concern about the campaign against the ethnic minority in the country. Members of ultra right-wing groups “used racially pejorative” terms ...

Oct 9, 2013

Penalizing hate speech

In the first ruling of its kind, the Kyoto District Court orders an anti-Korean group to pay ¥12 million to a pro-Pyongyang school as compensation for the group's anti-Korean protests.