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NORIYUKI YAMAGUCHI

Journalist Shiori Ito sheds a tear as she speaks to reporters outside the Tokyo district court on Dec. 18, 2019, after hearing the ruling on a damages lawsuit by her, accusing a former TV reporter of rape.
CULTURE / Film
Jan 21, 2024
Japanese journalist brings lonely #MeToo battle to Sundance
Shiori Ito's fight for justice is the subject of "Black Box Diaries," a documentary she herself directed.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 10, 2022
Japan's top court upholds damages ruling in #MeToo rape case
The Supreme Court finalized a ruling ordering a former senior television reporter to pay journalist Shiori Ito u00a53.3 million in damages over the high-profile case.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 25, 2022
Symbol of Japan's #MeToo movement again awarded damages in rape case
The high court ruled in favor of Ito, saying Noriyuki Yamaguchi, a former senior television reporter, had sexual intercourse with her without consent in 2015.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 9, 2020
Shiori Ito, journalist in Japan's #MeToo movement, sues cartoonist for defamation
Ito claims the cartoon defamed her by suggesting she filed a false rape accusation and is pretending to be a rape victim.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 6, 2020
Former TV reporter Noriyuki Yamaguchi appeals ruling in Japan #MeToo case
A former television reporter is appealing a civil court ruling that ordered him to pay damages to Japanese #MeToo symbol Shiori Ito in a high-profile rape case.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 19, 2019
Japanese #MeToo figure calls her court victory a 'landmark' case for sex crimes in the country
Shiori Ito, a prominent figure in the #MeToo movement in Japan, said Thursday her civil court victory in a rape case against a prominent political journalist was "one of the landmark cases for Japanese sex crimes" and that she was still "quite surprised" by the ruling.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 18, 2019
Japan journalist Shiori Ito awarded ¥3.3 million in damages in high-profile rape case
Ito said she hopes her case and the court's decision will lead to changes in the criminal law that will offer victims greater protection.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 8, 2019
At court hearing, journalist Shiori Ito says she was 'desperate to protect' herself during rape
Journalist Shiori Ito, who has accused a prominent former television reporter of rape, said in a damages lawsuit Monday that she tried to stop him and was "desperate to protect" herself.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Issues / THE FOREIGN ELEMENT
Dec 13, 2017
Taunts, tweets and tough talk: Japan's quotes of 2017
Soundbites tell the story of a roller-coaster year for Japan, from its Diet to its dohyu014d.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 6, 2017
Rape allegation against high-profile journalist, dropped by prosecutors last year, returns in civil suit
A female journalist who is suing a high-profile journalist over an alleged rape in 2015 expressed hope that the truth will come out in open court as the oral hearings of her civil lawsuit began at the Tokyo District Court on Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Nov 25, 2017
#MeToo movement confuses media in Japan
During a recent discussion on Bunka Hoso's radio talk show, "Golden Radio," about sexual misconduct in the U.S., the participants wondered if the #MeToo social media movement would catch on in Japan. "Me Too" as a movement was started more than a decade ago by American social activist Tarana Burke to...
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 22, 2017
Lawmakers hold hearings into whether the rape case against journalist was dropped due to Abe ties
A group of opposition lawmakers on Tuesday kicked off the first in a series of hearings where they will question police and ministry officials over a high-profile case involving an alleged rape by a former television journalist with close ties to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 22, 2017
Journalist's appeal of 2016 rape case decision rejected by inquest panel
A committee for the inquest of prosecution has rejected a journalist's appeal of a 2016 decision not to indict former television reporter Noriyuki Yamaguchi, whom she accused of raping her.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Jul 13, 2017
After rape allegation against TV journalist, Shiori hopes to shed light on victims' plight
Since she went public in late May with a rape accusation against a high-profile TV reporter, Shiori has been exposed to a storm of hurtful and derisive comments by anonymous internet users.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 30, 2017
High-profile journalist with close Abe ties accused of rape
A 28-year-old woman has accused a former TV reporter, regarded as one of the journalists closest to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, of raping her two years ago.

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