According to the Kanagawa prefectural government, in February of this year, it was confirmed that twenty-two users of the Nakai Yamayurien facility for the disabled were physically restrained for more than eight hours, including being kept in locked rooms and tied to wheelchairs.
Sagamihara City is withdrawing its plan to receive the Tokyo Paralympic torch at Tsukui Yamayurien, a facility for the intellectually disabled where 45 residents were killed and injured in July 2016, according to interviews with city officials.
On May 3rd, the trial of Kumiko Kosaka, a Japanese nun, and nine others accused of aiding and abetting the sexual abuse at a Catholic deaf children’s home in Mendoza, Argentina, began at a court in Mendoza. According to the state-run news agency, Kosaka’s side asked for the case to be dismissed.
According to Hiroshima City, PCR tests were conducted on six people who ate at a restaurant in the city together with a patient who was found to be infected on the 26th of this month, and a total of six people were confirmed to be infected. One person has moderate symptoms, and five people have mild or no symptoms.