Japan cracks down on child pornography

Japan passes new law, which carries a maximum jail term of one year, criminalising possession of child pornography.

    Child protection campaigners are welcoming a new law passed by MPs in Japan, which criminalises the possession of child pornography.
     
    Japan has long been considered a safe haven for the sex industry.
     
    But the Japanese crackdown doesn't include popular comics and animations.

    Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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