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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe sends condolences for martyrs, including war criminals

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 12:32pm by Reuters

    ... under the 1952 treaty that formally ended the war. "It is a fact that [the accused] were judged guilty of crimes against peace by the International Military Tribunal for the Far East," ...

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    Surviving former kamikaze pilots reject moves to glorify their mission

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 11:16pm by AFP

    ... former kamikaze pilot refuses to judge the morality of the missions, but he is still haunted by seeing fellow pilots die in vain. His turn never came. "It's not for survivors like me to judge whether it was right or wrong. But I'm still mourning the soul of my late buddy. I'm sorry for letting (him) die alone." For Kagawa, there is no question that kamikaze ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Yokohama court bans Japanese pilots from flying missions at night

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:21pm by AFP

    ... to plaintiffs, but said it could not tell the US military to ground its planes. "The government does not possess power to order US forces in Japan to suspend flights," presiding judge Hiroyuki ...

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    Casino tycoon Kazuo Okada files defamation complaint against Wynn Resorts

    Posted May 01st 2014, 09:57pm by Reuters

    ... a critical juncture next week, when a six-month stay on discovery in their US civil proceedings ends. The judge in the case had put the civil proceedings on hold to allow US prosecutors to continue ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Osaka bar owner backed in dancing permit row

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 10:52pm by Julian Ryall

    ... was eventually cleared by the Osaka District Court last week, despite the judge ruling that the regulations were "necessary" and in the public interest. But the outcome may convince prosecutors ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    UN court rules Japan’s Antarctic whaling ‘not scientific’, revokes permit

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 06:07pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Amsterdam Judges at the highest UN court ordered Japan on Monday to halt whaling in the Antarctic, rejecting the country’s long-held argument that the catch was for scientific ... the JARPA II [research programme] has been going on since 2005, and has involved the killing of about 3,600 minke whales, the scientific output to date appears limited,” Presiding Judge Peter Tomka ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    World's longest-serving death row inmate freed and granted retrial in Japan after 45 years

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 04:49pm by AFP

    ... for more than 45 of his 48 years in prison. Delivering his ruling at Shizuoka District Court, presiding judge Hiroaki Murayama cited possible planting of evidence by investigators to win a conviction as they sought to bring closure to a crime that shocked the country. There is a possibility that key pieces of evidence have been fabricated JUDGE HIROAKI MURAYAMA "There ...

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    Tokyo court awards 5 million yen to family of Ghanaian killed in custody

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 12:09am by AFP

    ... or appropriate," Judge Hisaki Kobayashi said, adding that the restraint was "illegal". Outside court, the victim's widow said she took some comfort from the decision. "I feel less ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Activists say Japan will try to bend rules of child abduction convention

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 10:53pm by Julian Ryall

    ... pointing to cases in Japan in which judges have invariably sided with a Japanese woman who claims she has been hit by a partner. "The Japanese government keeps making excuses every time any ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    British ‘drug mule’ faces 10 years’ jail in Japan

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 03:55pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Sawyer that he did not know he had 2.5 kilos of illegal stimulants in his luggage when he arrived at Narita Airport from Benin in 2010. Sawyer’s initial trial was conducted under the lay judge system, a relatively new model in Japan where a panel made up of members of the public play the role of inquisitorial judges under the guidance of three professionals. These lay judges originally ...




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