# Apologies and compensation to the victims and bereaved families of Aum incidents

1999

08/24 Aum Shinrikyo receives written notice from court-appointed bankruptcy administrators to stop using its name.
09/22 Aum Shinrikyo former leader Shoko Asahara takes for the first time the witness stand.
09/29 Aum Shinrikyo declares to stop using its name and to cut back its activities including missionary work.
12/01 Aum Shinrikyo announces its formal views on the Aum incidents and apologizes to the victims and bereaved families.
12/17 Aum Shinrikyo transfers the sales of its facility in Kisofukushima, Nagano prefecture to its bankruptcy administrators.
12/26 Acting representative Tatsuko Muraoka apologizes to Yoshiyuki Kono, a victim of Matsumoto sarin incident.

2000

01/ Aum Shinrikyo proposes to transfer the ownership of its seven properties to its bankruptcy administrators.
01/18 Aum Shinrikyo announces "the outline of its comprehensive views on the Aum incidents and its drastic reforms."
01/29 Aum Shinrikyo announces "the new compensation plan."
02//01 Aum Shinrikyo remits 25 million yen to compensate its victims.
02/04 Religious group Aleph makes a start.
03/02 Aleph remits 10 million yen to the account for the victims' compensation.
03/04 Aleph makes public the details of its assets and accounts.
03/17 Aleph transfers 10.5 million yen, the sales income of its property in Minamiaiki , Nagano prefecture to Aum Shinrikyo's bankruptcy administrators.
03/20 Aleph officially apologizes to the victims and bereaved families in the Tokyo subway gas attack.
03/22 Aleph withdraws from Fukiage, Saitama prefecture and transfers 1.7 million yen, the compensation for eviction from the local authority to Aum Shinrikyo's bankruptcy administrators.
03/24 Aleph and the local authority in Otawara, Saitama prefecture, arrive at compromise over an eviction suit. Aleph decides to give up its property and transfers it to the bankruptcy administrators.
04/04 Aleph remits 8.6 million yen to the bankruptcy administrators' account as victims' compensation.
04/19 Aleph transfers its properties in Kawakami and Saku, Nagano prefecture and Tokigawa, Saitama prefecture to the bankruptcy administrators.
05/02 Aum Shinrikyo's bankruptcy administrators request for Aleph to take over the debts of Aum Shinrikyo.
05/15 Aleph submits the answers in writing to the questions made by the bankruptcy administrators.
06/27 Aleph sends letters of apology under the name of its acting representative to victims and bereaved families of the 1994 Matsumoto sarin incident.
07/04 Aleph reaches the final agreement with the bankruptcy administrators on the plan for compensating victims and taking over Aum Shinrikyo's debts.
07/06 Aleph signs the agreement with the bankruptcy administrators.
07/20 Aleph abandons its property in Otawara, Saitama prefecture.
08/20 Aleph abandons its property in Tokigawa, Saitama prefecture.
08/31 Aleph remits 10 million yen to the bankruptcy administrators' account as compensation to the victims.
09/27 Aleph remits 10 million yen to the bankruptcy administrator's account as compensation to the victims.
11/02 Aleph remits 18 million yen to the bankruptcy administrators' account as compensation to the victims.
12/01 Aleph remits 6.5 million yen to the bankruptcy administrators' account as compensation to the victims.
The total amount of payment by Aleph exceeds 200 million yen. At this point, Aleph has completed the first installment plan.
12/28 Aleph reports the summary of its economic activities to the bankruptcy administrators.

2001

02/14 Aleph remits 22 million yen to the bankruptcy administrators' account as compensation to the victims.
03/19 Aleph apologizes to the people, prime minister and the victims of the 1995 Tokyo subway gas attack.
05/02 Aleph remits 30 million yen to the bankruptcy administrators' account as compensation to the victims.
05/07 Aleph remits 10 million yen to the bankruptcy administrators' account as compensation to the victims.
07/31 Aleph assigns the accounts receivable its members have for the sale of books to the bankruptcy administrators. The accounts turn out to be worth 15 million yen, which will be paid to the administrator by the debtors.
08/10 Aleph remits 20 million yen to the bankruptcy administrators' account as compensation to the victims.
12/20 Aleph remits 25 million yen to the bankruptcy administrators' account as compensation to the victims.