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Japan makes ‘online insults’ punishable by imprisonment after TV star’s suicide

Japan’s parliament has passed legislation making “online insults” punishable by imprisonment. It comes amid rising public concern over cyberbullying sparked by the suicide of reality television star Hana Kimura, who had faced social media abuse. Under the amendment to the country’s penal code – set… Read More »Japan makes ‘online insults’ punishable by imprisonment after TV star’s suicide