[Japon] Criticism widens over ‘outdated, discriminatory’ re-entry ban

Auteurs : Shin Kasahara. Staff Writer de The Asahi Shimbun.

Production : The Asahi Shimbun

Diffusion : site anglais de Asahi shimbun, The Asahi Shimbun Asia&Japan Watch

Date : 21 juillet 2020

Despite her repeated pleas, a German woman remained stuck in Kyushu while her father was dying in her home country. Even after he died at the age of 76 on June 3, his 44-year-old daughter didn’t dare leave Japan to attend his funeral. “I had to give up on the idea of going to Germany after considering the risk of not being able to return to Japan,” she said.

Source : Shin Kasahara, « Criticism widens over ‘outdated, discriminatory’ re-entry ban », The Asahi Shimbun, 21/07/2020. URL : http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/13565050 (consulté le 22/07/2020)

Photo « à la une » : Catherine Ancelot, second from right, and her family at their Nerima Ward home in Tokyo (Provided by Catherine Ancelot)


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