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Japan looks to stricter penalties for criminal insult, raising risks for online bullying content

By Toko Sekiguchi
  • 14 Sep 2021 05:00
  • 14 Sep 2021 05:00
Japan’s justice minister today revealed the government is considering stricter penalties for the offense of criminal insult, as part of the country’s clampdown on harmful social media content.

Minister of Justice Yoko Kamikawa told reporters today at a press conference that the ministry’s legislative council will begin discussions to implement stricter criminal

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