A young journalist has died due to continuously working for 159 hours in Japan. The journalist, Miwa Sado was a political reporter. Miwa was working with National Broadcasters NHK in Japan. The chief of NHK has pledged to improve work conditions at the broadcaster.Miwa Sado died due to heart attack in 2013, but her organization revealed her case after four years of her death.
The investigators from National Health Service Japan told that the cause behind her death was working for long hours without taking any break.A year later, Japanese authorities revealed that her death was linked to excessive overtime. Sado covered Tokyo assembly elections in June 2013 and an upper-house vote for the national parliament the following month. She died three days after the upper-house election.
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