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Thu Jan 31, 2019, 11:13 PM

1. Small pension, rather go to jail? Why some Japanese pensioners want to go to jail

Small pension, rather go to jail?

Why some Japanese pensioners want to go to jail

https://www.bbc.com/news/stories-47033704

Japan is in the grip of an elderly crime wave - the proportion of crimes committed by people over the age of 65 has been steadily increasing for 20 years. The BBC's Ed Butler asks why.

Not enough money to eat, live, buy healthcare, necessities… lonely.

Some seniors find jail a better alternative.

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