Tag - tatsuya-kato



Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 17, 2015
Sankei journalist Tatsuya Kato acquitted of defaming South Korean leader
The Seoul Central District Court cleared Kato in a case that raised new questions about media freedom.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 20, 2015
South Korean prosecutors seek 18 months in jail for Sankei Shimbun journalist
Prosecutors on Monday sought an 18-month prison term for a Japanese journalist on charges of defaming President Park Geun-hye in an article he wrote in August 2014.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media
Apr 15, 2015
Sankei ex-Seoul bureau chief 'relieved' to be back in Japan
The Sankei Shimbun's former Seoul bureau chief Tatsuya Kato visited Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday after returning to Japan from South Korea, where he had been facing a travel ban, accused of defaming President Park Geun-hye.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Apr 8, 2015
Sankei case reason for deleted references on S. Korea in Diplomatic Bluebook
The Foreign Ministry erased the description that South Korea shares "fundamental values" with Japan from this year's diplomatic policy report to criticize its prosecution of a Sankei Shimbun journalist, according to a senior member of the Liberal Democratic Party.
Japan Times
Jan 15, 2015
Extension of travel ban on Sankei reporter 'grave humanitarian issue': Suga
The government's top spokesman on Thursday accused South Korea of creating a "grave humanitarian issue" by extending its travel ban on a Sankei Shimbun reporter indicted for defaming President Park Gyeun-hye.
Oct 12, 2014
Freedom of the press in South Korea
Criminal action taken by Seoul prosecutors against a Japanese journalist for questioning the whereabouts of President Park Geun-hye on the day in August when a South Korean passenger ferry sank raises serious questions about South Korea's commitment to freedom of the press.
Oct 10, 2014
Experts question indictment of Japanese journalist in South Korea
South Korea's indictment of the former Seoul bureau chief at the right-leaning daily Sankei Shimbun is being criticized by experts who say the move might represent an attack against a Japanese media outlet.
Aug 20, 2014
Sankei bureau chief appears before prosecutors again over Park article
The Seoul bureau chief of the Sankei Shimbun appeared before prosecutors for a second time Wednesday, for questioning about a controversial article about President Park Geun-hye.


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