In the News

Mar

29

UNHCR Appreciates Japan’s Financial Contribution for Refugees, Stateless Persons, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons under its 2012 Supplementary Budget

Source: UNHCR
Link: http://reliefweb.int/report/world/unhcr-appreciates-japan%E2%80%99s-financial-contribution-refugees-stateless-persons-returnees

Mar

20

Japan retains tight borders by welcoming only 18 refugees in 2012

Source: Asahi Shimbun
Link: http://ajw.asahi.com/article/behind_news/social_affairs/AJ201303200069

Dec

21

Recipes for a new life in Japan

Source: The Japan Times
Link: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/life/2012/12/21/food/recipes-for-a-new-life-in-japan/#.UQXVar-SrZc

Dec

11

Asylum seekers break record as stricter screenings leave some homeless

Source: The Japan Times
Link: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2012/12/11/national/asylum-seekers-break-record-as-stricter-screenings-leave-some-homeless/#.UQXWXL-SrZc

Dec

01

Seeing refugees as regular members of Japanese society

Source: The Mainichi
Link: http://mainichi.jp/english/english/perspectives/news/20121201p2a00m0na002000c.html

Sep

22

Nagoya student driven by passion to assist asylum seekers

Source: The Japan Times
Link: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20120922cc.html

Sep

20

Kurdish refugee returns to Tokyo to thank supporters

Source: The Japan Times
Link: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20120920f1.html

Jul

17

Refugee groups slam Japan’s struggling resettlement plan

Source: The Japan Times
Link: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/fl20120717a1.html

Jul

09

Illegal immigrants could lose basic social services under new resident system

Source: Asahi Shimbun
Link: http://ajw.asahi.com/article/behind_news/social_affairs/AJ201207090088

Jul

06

New rules put scare into illegal immigrants

Source: The Japan Times
Link: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20120706f1.html