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SHIORI ITO

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.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 20, 2022
Damages awarded to symbol of Japan's #MeToo movement over defamatory tweet likes
The ruling by the Tokyo High Court marks the first time damages have been awarded over the liking of a defamatory post online, according to Shiori Ito's lawyer.
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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.
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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.
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CULTURE / Books
Jul 9, 2021
'Black Box' shines a light on shadowy realities of sexual assault in Japan
Shiori Ito's memoir highlights shortcomings of justice for survivors in Japan.
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CULTURE / Books
Jan 2, 2021
Exciting books and translations from Japan to look out for in 2021
It's time to put 2020 behind us and look ahead to a new year with a new reading list. Here's a selection of intriguing titles coming out in the next 12 months.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 13, 2020
Activists protest over Japanese lawmaker's skepticism of sex crime victims
The LDP refused to accept the petition submitted by organizers of the Flower Demo movement in protest over the comments by Mio Sugita.
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JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Oct 10, 2020
Courts struggling to define what constitutes defamation in social media
Journalist Shiori Ito files rare libel lawsuit over use of the 'like' button on Twitter.
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JAPAN / Society
Sep 25, 2020
Sugita denies saying 'women can tell lies' about sexual violence
After the gathering, the 53-year-old lawmaker denied making the remark, telling reporters, 'I didn't say such a thing.'
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JAPAN / Society
Sep 24, 2020
#MeToo journalist Shiori Ito and Naomi Osaka make Time 100 list
Ito “has forever changed life for Japanese women with her brave accusation of sexual violence against her harasser,” the magazine said.
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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.
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COMMENTARY / Japan
Jan 26, 2020
What lies behind Shiori Ito's lonely #MeToo struggle
In Japan, feminist voices have been raised for #MeToo, but they are often barely heard.
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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.
EDITORIALS
Dec 27, 2019
Better legal protection for sex crime victims
The Shiori Ito verdict marked an important milestone for women's rights in Japan, but it also revealed how far behind this country is at protecting sex crime victims.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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JAPAN / Society
Jan 6, 2018
Shifting attitudes toward sexual violence in Japan
The arrival of 2018 shouldn't bring the discussion of issues surrounding sexual violence to an end.
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JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Dec 30, 2017
Japanese media's hits and misses of 2017
The term "fake news" was used in so many different situations this year that it no longer describes an agreed upon concept but rather anything you don't agree with. This is why the U.S. press has had a difficult time making sense of its president's conflation of cynical policy aims with his own deranged...
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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.

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