Monthly Archives: September 2011

  1. Solidarity with Migrants National Forum – Japan

    Over two days on 18th and 19th June I attended the 8th National Forum in Solidarity with Migrants – Tokai, at Chukyo University, Nagoya. The forum attracted over…

  2. Humanitarian Intake in Japan – 2010 Figures

    According to the latest statistics released by the Japanese Ministry of Justice, in 2010 the total number of individuals who applied for refugee status was…

  3. Symposium: Considering alternative measures to immigration detention in Japan

    On 15 October, Japan Federation of Bar Associations will host a symposium titled: “Considering alternative measures to immigration detention: avoiding the detention of foreigners in…

  4. Refugees in Japan – The Facts

    In 1981, Japan first acceded to the Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees in 1981.  On this date, over 30 years ago, Japan first…