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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Comfort women were just 'wartime prostitutes', says Japanese delegation

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 11:01pm by Julian Ryall

    ... dismissed a 1996 report on the issue by Radhika Coomaraswamy, the UN's special rapporteur on violence against women, on the grounds that it ignored US military documents that described ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1550620/comfort-women-were-just-wartime-prostitutes-says-japanese-delegation
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    ‘I am extremely sorry’: Justin Bieber apologises after visit to Japan’s Yasukuni war shrine

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 03:43pm by AFP

    ... was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence, driving with an expired licence and resisting arrest without violence. Toxicology reports showed traces of marijuana and the anti-anxiety ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1495112/justin-bieber-sparks-fresh-controversy-yasukuni-shrine-holiday-snaps
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

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

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

    ... Japanese national claims they have been subjected to domestic violence- and, of course, every lawyer now knows that is a legitimate defence," said Thomas, who moved to Japan from Britain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1463285/activists-say-japan-will-try-bend-rules-child-abduction-convention
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Recent child abuse cases in Japan 'just the tip of the iceberg', say experts

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 11:43pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Ignorance, poverty and decline of the nuclear family blamed for rise in violence against children, the true extent of which is unknown Wave of child abuse shocks Japanese Police in Tokyo have arrested a man who poured boiling water on the face of his infant daughter- the latest incident of violence against children shocking a society that has always been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1436658/recent-child-abuse-cases-japan-just-tip-iceberg-say-experts
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Anne Frank’s diary vandalised in public libraries across Tokyo

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 04:39pm by AFP

    ... surrounding the Holocaust, "but violence has not presented itself to this extent before". The vandalism comes amid criticism of a rightwards shift in Japanese politics under nationalist ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1432655/anne-franks-diary-vandalised-tokyo-libraries
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Motherhood promoter in Japan arrested amid wife-beating claims

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 10:35pm by AFP

    ... so we started the investigation." The wife hinted that there had been previous incidents of domestic violence, the official said, adding that officers were investigating the allegations. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1410613/motherhood-promoter-japan-arrested-amid-wife-beating-claims
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo sarin attack widow says she wants cult members executed

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 06:01am by Julian Ryall

    ... as well as hundreds of others personally targeted in other attacks by the cult or who lost family members or friends to its violence. "All I really want to know is why my husband had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1408650/tokyo-sarin-attack-widow-says-she-wants-cult-members-executed
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Radical group suspected in weapons fire close to US base near Tokyo

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 09:34am by Agence France-Presse

    ... their presence and an increasingly vocal campaign wants them to leave. However, reports of violence to this end are not common. In an agreement last year, the US said it would pull 9,000 marines out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1368502/radical-group-suspected-weapons-fire-close-us-base-near-tokyo
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's biggest yakuza publishes magazine for gangsters

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 04:40pm by AFP

    ... there are periodic clampdowns on some of their less savoury activities. The yakuza are heavily mythologised in Japan, with films, television dramas and fan magazines glamorising lives of stylised violence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1279567/japans-biggest-yakuza-publishes-magazine-gangsters
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Big trouble in Little Korea: spiral of race hate grips Tokyo

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Tokyo residents say they are living in fear amid rising violence after Korean and Japanese leaders fuelled historic nationalist sentiments Kim Dong-sun says she is often frightened to walk ... the demonstrators would shout "Kill Koreans" or "Send them to the gas chambers". But it is the violence that really scares her, especially as it is clearly escalating. On May 21, Hiroshi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1274071/big-trouble-little-korea-spiral-race-hate-grips-tokyo

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