May 11, 2017

Crime victims got ¥882 million in state aid in fiscal 2016

The government paid ¥882 million ($7.73 million) in aid to 390 crime victims and their kin in fiscal 2016, down ¥109 million from the previous year, the National Police Agency said Thursday. It paid an average ¥4.86 million to the family members of 129 victims ...

Crime victims get their day, say in court

| Jun 19, 2007

Crime victims get their day, say in court

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The Diet is expected to pass a controversial bill this week to revise the Criminal Procedure Law to enable people victimized by crime to participate in trial proceedings. Despite concern by the legal world that courtrooms could become venues for revenge, the bill is expected ...