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Jun 4, 2018

Group of Japanese detained in China return home

All 21 members of what is thought to be a Christian group from Japan detained in China since May have now returned home, according to a Foreign Ministry source. Many of the group members, all Japanese citizens, are likely to have been deported, the source ...

Jul 8, 2016

Inmates on hunger strike at Osaka immigration detention center

Fourteen inmates in an Osaka immigration detention center are on hunger strike over what they call "inhumane conditions" including poor medical care, drawing fresh attention to the country's detention system. The detainees launched their hunger strike at the center on Monday over the rejection of ...