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Journalist Wins $30,000 in Sex Assault Case That Sparked Japan’s #MeToo Movement

shiori ito

A journalist in Japan who accused a high-profile television reporter of raping her in 2015 won around 3.3 million yen ($30,000) in damages in a Tokyo court on Wednesday.

Judge Akihiro Suzuki said in his ruling that he found 30-year-old Shiori Ito’s account in a civil lawsuit of being assaulted by 53-year-old Noriyuki Yamaguchi in April 2015 “highly trustworthy,” the New York Times reported.

Aziz Ansari Says He’s Still Terrified to Talk About His Sexual Misconduct Accusation

Aziz Ansari

It’s been more than a year since a woman stepped forward to accuse Aziz Ansari of sexual misconduct, but he allegedly remains “terrified” to talk about it.

Speaking to an audience of 200 at New York City’s Village Underground on Monday, the 35-year-old comedian opened up about the accusation that “upset, humiliated and embarrassed” him. He said that he needed time to process his response.