• Jiji


A major Japanese group for victims of crime and their families was re-established Saturday after being disbanded in 2018, with group leaders saying many victims are in need of support.

The group succeeding the disbanded National Association of Crime Victims and Surviving Families was relaunched at its inaugural meeting in Tokyo, attended by about 70 victims of crime and family members of victims. Former Justice Minister Yoko Kamikawa joined as a guest.

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