Category: KyoAni

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KyoAni arson attack suspect appears in court on a stretcher

The suspect, aged 42, who suffered severe burns all over his body during the attack, was carried into the courtroom on a stretcher.

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KyoAni case puts media at crossroads in divulging victims’ names in Japan

According to a petition claiming a violation of human rights brought to the Kyoto Bar Association in early December, even though the Kyoto police told news outlets that the family members had refused to release the names, news organizations did so anyway. Some argue the release of victims’ names is vital in reporting major criminal cases or accidents accurately and provides valuable lessons for society.