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Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 8, 2014
Child sex abuse victims face hurdles seeking redress in court
By the time survivors of childhood sex abuse are mentally and financially ready to confront their tormentors, the time for pursuing legal action has often long expired.
Japan Times
Mar 18, 2014
'Capt. Tsubasa' manga character statues erected
Seven new bronze statues of characters from "Captain Tsubasa," a popular soccer manga and TV animation series, have been erected in Katsushika Ward, Tokyo.
Japan Times
Sep 28, 2013
S. Korean official says stolen statues should be returned
South Korean Culture Minister Yoo Jin-ryong said two Buddhist statues stolen last year from Japan should be returned to their owners in Nagasaki Prefecture, according to Hakubun Shimomura, his Japanese counterpart.
Jun 15, 2013
Tsushima to seek return of Buddhist statue in South Korea
The mayor of Tsushima in Nagasaki Prefecture has vowed to directly ask South Korea to return a Buddhist statue that he claims is the property of a temple on the island.


Yayoi Kusama’s “Pumpkin,” once the victim of high waves that dragged it into the sea, sits at the end of a pier on the south side of Naoshima.
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