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AFGHANISTAN JAPAN RELATIONS

Tetsu Nakamura was a Japanese doctor who spent decades addressing some of the root causes of Afghanistan’s health crisis. He was killed, along with five others by still-unidentified armed men in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, on Dec. 4, 2019.
CULTURE / Film
Jan 5, 2024
New film ensures slain Japanese doctor's Afghan legacy lives on
An English-language documentary is set to introduce the humanitarian feats of Tetsu Nakamura, who spent decades tackling Afghanistan’s health crisis, to a new audience.
Kabul is diverse and culturally rich, like the rest of Afghanistan. Yet the country has struggled with political inclusivity.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Sep 15, 2023
Japan can help pave the way for an inclusive Afghanistan
A new generation of Afghan leaders wants to be included in the country's future. Japan is well-positioned to facilitate dialogue with the Taliban.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 23, 2022
Japan grants refugee status to 98 Afghans fleeing Taliban rule
The move is seen as prioritizing the protection of those who have worked for Japan.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 16, 2022
Worries persist for Afghans in Japan one year after Taliban takeover
The Islamist group's power grab in August 2021 has kept many Afghans from returning to their country due to fears of persecution.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 9, 2021
53 Afghan evacuees, first group leaving war-torn country by air, arrive in Japan
Japan plans to assist some 500 Afghans who were embassy staff or government affiliates and their families in leaving the war-torn country.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 19, 2021
Aid groups in Japan vow to continue support for Afghanistan
Humanitarian organizations in Japan have said they are determined to continue support for Afghanistan despite deteriorating security and logistics issues following the Taliban's takeover.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 24, 2021
As Japan rushes to evacuate nationals from Kabul, safety concerns grow
"I believe the government's claim that safety (in Afghanistan) is ensured is groundless, when no one is sure of what the Taliban militants are thinking," a senior SDF official said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 24, 2021
Taliban seeks good relations with Japan, with focus on rebuilding Afghanistan
A spokesman for the group praised Japanese NGOs and stressed that the group will guarantee the safety of Japanese nationals and their property.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 20, 2021
Calls grow for Japan to provide assistance to Afghans amid Taliban rule
A prominent Afghan doctor living in Shizuoka Prefecture is urging Tokyo to offer medical support to people in his home country.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 17, 2021
Japan evacuates embassy in Afghanistan as Taliban reclaim control
All personnel have left Kabul and have resumed embassy operations at a temporary office in Istanbul.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 16, 2021
Japan to evacuate embassy as Taliban reach Afghan capital
More than 60 countries, including Japan, issued a joint statement saying Afghans and international citizens who want to leave Afghanistan must be allowed to depart.

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