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SEX CRIMES 3

Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jul 21, 2023
Modi condemns Manipur sexual assault as 'shameful' after footage goes viral
The incident prompted India's prime minister to make his first comments on clashes in India's remote northeast that have killed at least 125 people.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 19, 2023
'Deeply hurt': Anti-trans hostility rises in Japan
Disinformation 'linking transgender women to sexual violence in public spaces' is being 'disseminated extremely widely,' the Japan Alliance for LGBT Legislation warned earlier this year.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jul 15, 2023
Women and girls share stories of abuse in Sudan as conflict rages
Both the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces and the Sudanese Army have been accused of abuses, including sexual violence against women and girls.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jul 14, 2023
Sudan struggles for attention as violence escalates and human toll grows
With conflict having displaced around 3 million people, aid agencies operating in the country see no end to the deepening crisis.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Jul 13, 2023
Taiwan’s #MeToo scandals push Tsai to revamp law before election
With over 200 people already implicated, the DPP is expected to greenlight tougher measures against sexual harassment.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 12, 2023
U.N. human rights group to probe Johnny's agency sex abuse scandal
The Working Group on Business and Human Rights is expected to arrive in Japan between late July and early August and conduct interviews in Tokyo and Osaka.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 30, 2023
Former SDF troops plead not guilty in high-profile sexual offense case
The case has gained substantial public attention as the victim, Rina Gonoi, 23, made the rare move last year of coming forward to expose sexual offenses while serving as a GSDF member.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 29, 2023
Family suicide likely to have been proposed by Ichikawa Ennosuke
Before discussing the suicide, Ennosuke is believed to have learned on May 17 that a harassment scandal involving him would be reported by a weekly magazine.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 28, 2023
Talks begin on measures to bar sex offenders from working with children
Under a proposed system, applicants for jobs at schools and nurseries would be required to submit certificates showing that they have no record of past sex crimes.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal / EXPLAINER
Jun 19, 2023
What you need to know about the revision to Japan's sex crime law
Raising the age of sexual consent and an expansion of the definition of nonconsensual sex are among some of the major changes.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 19, 2023
Sexual assault claims cast light on Australia's macho politics
The macho nature of Australian politics was highlighted in late 2021 when a scathing review found Parliament House rife with heavy drinking, bullying and sexual harassment.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 17, 2023
Coding to training: Philippines tackles online child sexual abuse
Inside an unmarked building in a Manila business district, a war is being waged 24/7 against dark and mostly hidden crimes — the online sexual abuse and exploitation of children.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 16, 2023
Japan raises age of consent from 13 to 16 years old
A new bill, which also clarifies rape prosecution requirements and criminalizes voyeurism, cleared parliament's Upper House in a unanimous vote.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 14, 2023
Former SDF members deny sexual abuse in high-profile case
The about-face took place during the first hearing in a civil lawsuit filed by former soldier Rina Gonoi, whose testimony has sparked a rare public reckoning over sexual assault in Japan.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 12, 2023
Culture at Johnny's to be scrutinized amid investigation into abuse claims
A team of experts hired by the talent agency have said they will “independently” and “exclusively” investigate claims of sexual assaults by late founder Johnny Kitagawa.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 7, 2023
'No woman feels safe': Sexual violence rampant in Sudan war
Dozens of women have reported sexual violence since the war erupted in mid-April between the army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 7, 2023
Former Johnny’s idols submit petition and call for changes to child abuse prevention law
The online petition was set up on May 26 by three former idols and has garnered more than 40,000 signatures as of Wednesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Jun 2, 2023
Ex-Johnny’s idol fears that attention on abuse scandal will soon fade away
'I'm afraid that in a few months, even before the summer, no one will be talking about it anymore. That’s the fear I have right now,” said Junya Hiramoto.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Jun 1, 2023
JPMorgan tries to deflect blame for long relationship with Jeffrey Epstein
According to a deposition, Epstein was dismissed as a client in summer 2013 because of concerns about repeated large cash withdrawals from his many accounts with the bank.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 30, 2023
Japan Lower House passes bill to reform law on sex crimes
The bill also criminalizes sexual offenses even in the absence of physical violence or coercion.

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