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MASAKO MORI

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JAPAN
Feb 17, 2023
Kishida steps up efforts to quell criticism over LGBTQ rights
During a meeting with members of groups supporting LGBTQ people, Kishida also apologized for remarks made by a former aide that cast the spotlight on the issue in Japan.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 8, 2020
Japan's LDP wants mandatory GPS monitoring of convicted sex offenders
The proposals also seek to improve support for the victims of sex crimes and measures to prevent reoffending.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
May 15, 2020
In blow to Abe, panel delays showdown over prosecutor retirement bill
The bill is a target of protests from the opposition and lawyers, who claim it would enable the politicization of an independent judiciary system.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 28, 2020
Japan to send vice justice minister to Lebanon, seeking handover of Carlos Ghosn
Justice Minister Masako Mori said Friday that Japan's vice justice minister will travel to Lebanon, where he is expected to seek the handover of Carlos Ghosn, the former Nissan Motor Co. chairman who fled the nation late last year while on bail.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 2, 2020
Justice chief Masako Mori defends Japan's judicial system but says debate could spark change
Justice Minister Masako Mori has hinted the government may push for amending the criminal justice system if debate over its fairness continues at the national level.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 27, 2020
Ghosn's escape exposes business jet industry's security loopholes
Beside the prominent entrance to Kansai International Airport's Terminal 2, which serves several budget airlines, is a nondescript door to which a sign saying Premium Gate Tamayura has been affixed.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 15, 2020
'I'm happy he did it': In Beirut, Ghosn's wife slams Japanese justice system
Carlos and Carole Ghosn, the former first couple of carmaker Nissan, are united again in Beirut. They hold hands in the street and whisper together in a mix of Arabic and French. They kiss.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 10, 2020
Justice Minister Masako Mori backtracks on comment suggesting Carlos Ghosn should prove innocence
Justice Minister Masako Mori has backtracked on an inflammatory comment in which she said fugitive ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn should come to Japan to "prove his innocence."
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 6, 2020
Japan justice chief vows to pursue Ghosn and tighten checks to prevent a repeat
Justice Minister Masako Mori vows to pursue the criminal prosecution of fugitive Carlos Ghosn.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 26, 2019
Chinese murderer of family of four executed in Japan
The last time the death sentence was carried out was Aug. 2.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 22, 2019
New Japan Justice Minister Masako Mori vows reforms to protect human rights
Justice Minister Masako Mori has pledged to prioritize the protection of human rights and support services for victims of crime in her new role.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 12, 2019
Japan's immigration agency to adopt stricter measures to curb disappearances of foreign trainees
The agency will ban firms from taking in new trainees if they are found to have violated the program's conditions and their trainees have gone missing.
JAPAN / Politics
Aug 20, 2014
Cabinet may top record for women
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to have at least five female ministers in his Cabinet following a reshuffle that will take place in the first week of September, according to government and ruling party sources.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 15, 2014
30% female employment goal in jeopardy
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will fail to meet his goal of having women in 30 percent of management positions in the civil service by 2020 unless candidates are lured from private industry, the gender equality minister said in a recent interview.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 30, 2013
Skepticism engulfs secrecy bill
As Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government rammed the controversial state secrecy bill through the Lower House last week, what seemed to become evident is that even his Cabinet ministers lack a coherent understanding of the content, breeding even more skepticism among the public.
JAPAN
Sep 12, 2013
Students suggest policies to increase female scientists
A group of university students on Wednesday handed the government some policy proposals for achieving its stated goal of increasing the ratio of female scientists in Japan to 30 percent by 2020.

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