Category: Disability

Care Crime Disability Japan

Resident at support facility for people with disabilities in Gunma Prefecture dies, staff member arrested on suspicion of injury

A part-time staff member at a support facility for people with disabilities in Shibukawa City, Gunma Prefecture has been arrested on suspicion of injury after he pushed a man who was staying at the facility and injured him.

Disability Forced Sterilization Japan

Osaka Court Rejects Damages Claim over Forced Sterilization

The Osaka District Court on Thursday dismissed a damages lawsuit filed against the government by a couple with disabilities over forced sterilization conducted under the now-defunct eugenic protection law.The ruling came even after Osaka and Tokyo high courts ordered the government to pay damages in similar suits on forced sterilization in February and March, respectively.