JOC to protect female athletes targeted by exploitative photos

Source: The Japan Times - View Original Article
Published: Oct 13, 2020
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91% Liberal


Bias Score Calculation:

This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 91% Liberal:

  • 1 negative sentiment for Criminal justice
  • 1 positive sentiment for Welfare


Policies:

Welfare
Criminal justice

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97% "https://www.enable-javascript.com/""
82% "JAAF General Secretary Akira Kazama asked.""
74% "There is no law against non-consensual filming and photographing in Japan, and such acts -- secretly filming nudity, sexual situations, or up women's skirts ..."
70% "Is there anything that can be done legally about this problem that brings sport into disrepute?""
65% "One female track and field athlete said she received an unsolicited photo of a man's genitals sent from an unknown Twitter account and another ..."
-77% "Sources close to the matter said Monday victims have complained to the JOC after they have discovered photos of themselves shared on social media ..."
-87% "It's possible for athletes who come (to Japan) for the Tokyo Olympics to become victims""
-90% "If you're not sure how to activate it, please refer to this site:""
-92% "Another lawyer who supports sexual assault victims, Sakura Kamitani, says the biggest problem is that there is no law in Japan against surreptitious photography.""
-93% "Sorry, but your browser needs Javascript to use this site.""

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*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

60% : "Considering that breaches in privacy caused by social networking services are getting more serious, we've reached an era where we need new laws and tougher penalties," he said.
13% : The Justice Ministry is currently considering revisions on penal regulations on sexual offenses, with controversy over whether the law will recognize capturing nonconsensual images or video as an invasion of privacy.
97% : https://www.enable-javascript.com/
82% : JAAF General Secretary Akira Kazama asked.
74% : There is no law against non-consensual filming and photographing in Japan, and such acts -- secretly filming nudity, sexual situations, or up women's skirts -- are punished only under nuisance-prevention ordinances set by each prefectural government.
70% : "Is there anything that can be done legally about this problem that brings sport into disrepute?"
65% : One female track and field athlete said she received an unsolicited photo of a man's genitals sent from an unknown Twitter account and another image of herself during competition photoshopped into an explicit sexual situation.
23% : Sources close to the matter said Monday victims have complained to the JOC after they have discovered photos of themselves shared on social media with sexually explicit captions, leading to the national governing body planning to conduct hearings with various sports bodies.
13% : "It's possible for athletes who come (to Japan) for the Tokyo Olympics to become victims
10% : If you're not sure how to activate it, please refer to this site:
8% : Another lawyer who supports sexual assault victims, Sakura Kamitani, says the biggest problem is that there is no law in Japan against surreptitious photography.
7% : Sorry, but your browser needs Javascript to use this site.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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