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STALKING

Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 2, 2023
Japan child abuse cases reach new record; revenge porn on the rise
Stalking and domestic violence also show signs of increase, with reports of related crimes reaching new levels.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 20, 2023
Anti-stalking orders proving no safety guarantee for victims
A police order that forbade Susumu Terauchi from approaching his ex-girlfriend Miki Kawano did not stop the suspect from fatally stabbing the woman on a Fukuoka street earlier this week.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 19, 2023
Ex-boyfriend arrested after fatal stabbing of woman in Fukuoka
The attack occurred despite police issuing an order last year for the man, Susumu Terauchi, to stop stalking Miki Kawano after she broke up with him.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 8, 2020
Japan to consider fresh measures to prevent GPS-aided stalking
The National Police Agency said it will set up a panel of experts on Friday to study revision of the law surrounding stalking.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 5, 2020
Domestic violence cases in Japan reached new high in 2019
Police investigated a record number of domestic violence cases in Japan in 2019, marking the 16th consecutive year of increase, an official report showed Thursday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 28, 2019
Police took action on record 9,088 domestic violence cases across Japan in 2018
The NPA said increased social awareness of the issue is believed to have resulted in a rise in the number of people seeking police consultations.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 15, 2018
Reports of stalking and revenge porn continued to rise in 2017 after expansion of law: police
Japan continued to see more reported cases of stalking and revenge pornography in 2017, with a revised law expanding the definition of offenses and the increased willingness of victims to come forward leading to the rise, police said Thursday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 6, 2018
Police investigate possible links to stalker after Nagano fire kills three
Police investigating a fire that killed a housewife and two others in the city of Nagano suspect the woman was a victim of stalking, with the stalker possibly being one of the deceased.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Apr 6, 2017
Police warnings on stalking, domestic violence broke records in 2016
The police set new records for issuing stalking and domestic violence warnings last year as more people came forward.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 20, 2017
Tokyo man pleads guilty to stabbing pop singer in Koganei last May
A man obsessed with a female pop idol admits in court to stabbing her last May in Tokyo after she rejected gifts from him.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 8, 2017
A 22-year prison term is finalized for man in 2013 Mitaka stalking-murder case
A 22-year prison sentence for a man convicted of killing his former teenage girlfriend in 2013 was finalized Wednesday, after both the man and prosecutors opted not to appeal the high court ruling.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 24, 2017
Tokyo High Court upholds 22-year prison term for man in 2013 stalking-murder case
The Tokyo High Court on Tuesday upheld a 22-year prison sentence for a man convicted of killing his former teenage girlfriend in 2013 in a high-profile stalking-murder case in Mitaka, western Tokyo.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 3, 2017
Revised anti-stalking law centered on social media harassment takes effect
Revisions to the anti-stalking law come into force to crack down on stalking via social networking services.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 6, 2016
Revised law increases police powers to combat online stalking
The Diet enacted a revised law Tuesday to tackle online stalking in response to an increase in harassment cases involving social media.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 26, 2016
Man admits slaying ex-girlfriend after promising police to stop stalking her
A 50-year-old man was arrested Tuesday on initial suspicion of discarding the dismembered corpse of his 24-year-old ex-girlfriend, who vanished last month after telling police she was being stalked, the police said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Sep 10, 2016
Is Japan waking up to the menace of stalking?
Health professionals are trying to be more proactive in rehabilitating stalkers before their actions escalate to something more sinister.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 5, 2016
Official from Japanese Embassy in Indonesia nabbed at Narita for March stalking in Okayama
A staff member at the Japanese Embassy in Indonesia has been arrested for allegedly stalking his former girlfriend while on vacation in Japan.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 8, 2016
Female singer who was stabbed by stalker regains consciousness
A young female singer songwriter has regained consciousness after being stabbed last month in a frenzied attack by a stalker, investigative sources said Tuesday. She is in intensive care with multiple knife wounds at a hospital in Tokyo.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 8, 2016
Former judge convicted in stalking case gets legal license restored
The Judge Impeachment Court set at the Diet said Wednesday it has decided to restore the legal license of a former judge who was dismissed in 2008 after being convicted of stalking a female subordinate and sending her threatening emails.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 27, 2016
Police failed to record previous stalking case linked to idol-stabbing suspect
Police failed to record an earlier stalking incident of another woman by the 27-year-old man arrested last week for attacking an idol singer with a knife in Tokyo.

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