National Dec 15, 2015

Libel cases involving Twitter posts on rise in Japan

Japan has seen dozens of libel cases involving Twitter posts in the past two years, with some users taking over others' accounts and posting content that tarnishes the reputations of the real users. There were at least 26 court orders by Japanese courts to the ...

National / Crime & Legal Oct 19, 2013

Court tosses Uniqlo defamation lawsuit

A court has dismissed a ¥220 million libel suit by clothing chain Uniqlo Co. and its parent, Fast Retailing Co., that claimed publishing house Bungeishunju Ltd. hurt their reputation by printing an article and a book alleging store managers in Japan and factory workers ...