Monthly Archives: February 2012

  1. Detention time of asylum seekers in Japan to shorten

    There is more hopeful news for refugees in Japan with an announcement from Toshio Ogawa, Justice Minister, of the Japanese Government’s intention to improve conditions…

  2. False asylum claims: A real cause for concern

    Japan’s flawed system of refugee protection is under further stress due to an alleged increase in individuals allegedly falsifying asylum claims. Last week, Asahi Newspaper reported on…