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World 30 Sep 2020 | 9:35 PM

Japanese court opens government and TEPCO to further Fukushima claims

TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese appeal court on Wednesday ruled that the state and Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO) could have taken steps to prevent the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster and are therefore liable for compensation claims.

World 28 Jun 2019 | 3:10 PM

Court says Japan government owes compensation to families of leprosy patients

TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese court on Friday ordered the government to pay compensation to the families of leprosy patients who suffered discrimination and mistreatment because of government policies that violated their constitutional rights.

World 28 May 2019 | 3:23 PM

Japan court says forced sterilisations unconstitutional, refuses compensation - media

TOKYO (Reuters) - The forced sterilisation of two women decades ago as teenagers was unconstitutional, a Japanese court said on Tuesday, but rejected their demands for compensation, in the first of about 20 such cases closely watched nationwide, media said.