abuse Japan - updates

Rappler's latest stories on abuse Japan


Japanese women confront grim taboo by saying 'me too'

Apr 01, 2018 - 1:20 PM

In patriarchal Japan, where a culture of silence persists when it comes to sexual assault and harassment, raising the alarm comes at a price

WOMEN SPEAK OUT. In this picture taken on January 30, 2018, Japanese journalist Shiori Ito, who accused a television newsman of raping her in 2015, poses for a picture in Tokyo. Photo by Behrouz Mehri/AFP

UN, PH vote for key rights resolution vs North Korea

Nov 19, 2014 - 11:33 AM

111 countries including the Philippines vote to pass a landmark United Nations resolution seeking to refer North Korea’s human rights atrocities to the International Criminal Court ICC

A view of the General Assembly meeting on the Human Rights Council’s 2014 report, 17 November 2014, at the United Nations, New York. Loey Felipe/UN Photo

UN confronts North Korea over crimes against humanity

Nov 16, 2014 - 1:59 PM

A UN General Assembly committee will decide on a EU and Japan drafted resolution that could compel North Korea to answer human rights abuses

A photo made available on 10 June 2009 showing a view of the Tower of the Juche Idea and residential buildings across the Taedong river at twilight in North Korea's capital city Pyongyang, 06 June 2009. Bill Smith/EPA