Japan Toughens Penalties for Cyberbullying
By Thisanka Siripala
The government’s crackdown on online abuse has been called out for its legal ambiguity and potential to curb freedom of expression.
Will Japan's New Conspiracy Law Lead to 'Thought Crime'?
By Colin Jones
The new law may open countless avenues for Japanese police, who already have a dangerous amount of power.
Freedom of Expression Under Siege in Okinawa
By Taisuke Komatsu
The Abe government has been particularly harsh on cracking down on dissent in Okinawa.