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STABBINGS

Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 21, 2022
Girl arrested in Shibuya knife attack wanted 'death penalty'
The injuries included a stab wound in the back of one of the victims, police said, adding the pair did not recognize the suspect.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 8, 2022
Past assassinations and attacks on Japanese politicians
Attacks on high-ranking political leaders like former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are rare in Japan — but not without precedent.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 7, 2022
Two junior high school students injured in Sendai knife assault
The police have arrested the alleged attacker, who fled to his home nearby after the incident, on suspicion of attempted murder.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Film
Apr 27, 2022
'Honoka' challenges assumptions about the lives of those with severe disabilities
Director Yugo Kunitomo hopes his documentary will get viewers to recognize underlying prejudices through a glimpse into the life of one family.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 15, 2022
Student, 17, arrested after three people stabbed near University of Tokyo ahead of entrance exam
The suspect, a high school student from Nagoya who was not taking the exam, said he was not doing well with his studies and wanted to die, police said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Nov 27, 2021
Can artificial intelligence be harnessed to protect the public from random assailants?
Facial recognition technology can be used to identify known criminals from a database as well as home in on a person acting suspiciously.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 24, 2021
Junior high school boy, 14, killed in alleged stabbing by schoolmate
The alleged attacker, also 14, has been arrested and has admitted to stabbing his schoolmate, the police said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 22, 2021
Tokyo 'Joker' train attacker served new attempted murder warrant
Kyota Hattori, 25, is suspected of trying to kill passengers, including a 60-year-old woman, by sprinkling approximately 3 liters of oil in the train.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 2, 2021
Joker train attacker targeted Tokyo hoping to boost kill count and get death penalty
Of the 17 injured people, a 72-year-old man remains in critical condition after allegedly being stabbed in the chest while the limited express train was still in motion.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 1, 2021
Suspect in Tokyo Halloween attack deliberately targeted a crowded train
Sunday's incident has restarted a debate about what train operators can reasonably do to stop attacks by armed individuals.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 12, 2021
Couple indicted for murder of Tokyo high school girl in August
The couple were arrested on Aug. 31 on suspicion of abandoning the girl's body, after the police apprehended them a day before in Nagano Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 10, 2021
Man behind train rampage considered bombing Tokyo landmark
A man arrested over a recent knife attack on passengers on a commuter train in Tokyo also considered bombing the famous Shibuya crossing intersection in the capital.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / FOREIGN AGENDA
Jul 26, 2021
Five years after the 'Sagamihara stabbings,' what have we learned?
Thoughts on 'extreme bullying' as we mark the fifth anniversary of the Sagamihara stabbings. The conversation needs to continue.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 8, 2021
Osaka school remembers eight victims on 20th anniversary of stabbing rampage
About 130 attendees observed a moment of silence during Tuesday's ceremony.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 7, 2021
Paralympic flame event at Sagamihara massacre site to be scrapped
Some relatives of the victims of the stabbings at Tsukui Yamayuri En, as well as support groups, voiced opposition to the plan.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 11, 2020
Life sentence to be finalized for Peruvian killer of six in Saitama
Vayron Jonathan Nakada Ludena broke into three houses and stabbed the occupants in 2015.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 29, 2020
Japan teen held over woman's fatal stabbing at Fukuoka shopping mall
A teenager was arrested Friday as a suspect in the fatal stabbing of a 21-year-old woman at a shopping mall in Fukuoka, police said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 13, 2020
Convenience store worker fatally stabbed in Tochigi; suspect kills self
The assailant and the victim had been in a relationship since around May last year, and their breakup apparently led to the attack.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 26, 2020
Victims of Sagamihara care home attack mourned
Mourners Sunday visited the scene of an attack on a care home for people with mental disabilities in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, four years ago, to honor the victims.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 21, 2020
Three killed after man goes on stabbing spree in British town's park, police say
Three people were killed and another three seriously injured when a man went on a stabbing spree in a park in the southern English town of Reading on Saturday, though police said they were not currently treating the incident as terrorism.

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