National Jul 14, 2017

NPA to beef up crime victim compensation program in 2018

Based on a proposal finalized Friday by a National Police Agency panel, the government will improve its compensation program for crime victims next year to bolster support for those under 18 and victims of offenses against family members. The panel, comprising legal and other experts, ...

National Dec 10, 2014

Prefectures providing more support for stalking victims

Since the anti-stalking law was beefed up last year, prefectural governments across the nation have been strengthening services for victims, including provisions for providing shelter and financial assistance. The toughened law, which was amended in October 2013, not only requires police to bolster support for ...

National / Crime & Legal Jun 19, 2014

Prosecutors to tape victims, witnesses

The Supreme Public Prosecutor's Office said Wednesday it has instructed the offices of district prosecutors across the country to extend the recording of interrogation sessions for suspects to victims and witnesses on a trial basis. The top office said it filed the instruction with the ...